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2000 Chat Ducru Beaucaillou
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2000 Chat Ducru Beaucaillou

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Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Red

Wine Description

"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...

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Vineyard

Varietal

Style

Red

Region

France

"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...

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  • International Wine Cellar
    Rating: 92(+?) - As reviewed by International Wine Cellar in Issue 108, May/June 2003 ($100-$135) Bright ruby-red, less saturated than the 2002. Very pure aromas of cassis, minerals and mocha, with a hint of raw berries. Juicy, pure and tightly wound, with intense flavors of dark berries, bitter chocolate, espresso and licorice. Broadens impressively on the long, aromatic, suave finish, showing lovely grip and class. Finer than Borie's 2000 Grand Puy Lacoste and in need of lo...
  • CellarTracker Community Tasting Notes
    Community Tasting Notes (average 92.6 pts. and median of 93 pts. in 37 notes)
  • Robert Parker
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 146
  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: (93-95) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 134 on Apr-01
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 3/03