1999 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien
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118 Ratings
1999 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien

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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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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??)

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  • Robert Parker
    (From 1982 Vintage)
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 98/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/24/2013
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 04/01/2003
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 109.
  • Decanter
    (From 1989 Vintage) Rating: 1/5 - As reviewed by Decanter.