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134 Ratings
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien
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Wine Details

Region

France

Winemaker's Notes

Supple yet full-bodied, a typically fine Saint Julien that needs 8-10 years to reveal its rich and fruity, elegant flavors of cassis, vanilla and ripe blackberries.

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    dec2011~ Appearance: clarity: clear Intensity: medium(+) Color: Garnet other observation: legs Nose: Condition: Clean Intensity: medium Development: Fully developed Aroma char: blackcherry, leather, coffee Palate: Dry medium acidity medium (+) tannin medium alcohol medium (+) body flavor intensity: medium flavor char: blackcherry, coffee, leather, mushroom (?) length: long Quality: very good readiness: drink now (but had potential for ageing??)

    about 1 year
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2005 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2006
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2007 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2010
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2007 Vintage) International Wine Cellar - Stephen Tanzer (2008) - 89-92
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2008 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2009
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 109.