1998 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien
126 Ratings
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126 Ratings
1998 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) The Ducru-Beaucaillou 2010 has a marvellous, intense bouquet that is more cerebral than the 2009, which served everything on a plate and invited you to delve in. It is extremely well defined with blackcurrant, cedar, wild heather and cassis bringing up the rear. It is very composed and focused, unwinding over three or four minutes of aeration. The palate is medium-bodied with succulent ripe and velvety tannins that lend it a gorgeous mouthfeel.

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Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/24/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 03/31/2009
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2006 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/21/2009
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 109.
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator.