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Chat Ducru Beaucaillou

Wine Details

Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Red

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2000 Vintage) "Floral notes intermixed with raspberries, black currants, minerals, and a hint of new oak emerge from the dense purple-colored 2000 Ducru-Beaucaillou. The wine is sweet, dense, and medium to full-bodied, with undeniable elegance and finesse as well as a finish that lasts for 45+ seconds. A wine of remarkable symmetry, balance, elegance, and minerality, it is the Lafite-Rothschild of St.-Julien,. Anticipated maturity: 2010-2030+."-Wine Advocate "Fantastic aromas of blackberries, wild berries and...

Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    This is a futures order! It will arrive on or around September 20th, 2004. You must purchase only case quantites! Bottle orders will not be accepted! We will contact you when this arrives!"A supremely elegant, dense purple-colored effort, the 1998 reveals aromas of cassis, black raspberries,minerals, and currants. Precise, well-delineated, and medium to full-bodied, with magnificent purity and understated elegance, this noble, restrained wine reveals a tannic finish, suggesting 4-5 more year...