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Château Ducru Beaucaillou Saint Julien 2000

$299.00

SKU 15904

750ml

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For laying down. Red, Medium-full bodied, dry.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Appellation St. Julien
Brand Château Ducru Beaucaillou
Alcohol/vol 13%
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateA stunning wine from Ducru Beaucaillou which showcases its great terroir, this elegant but substantial 2000 has a dense purple color that has hardly budged since it was first bottled. Displaying a floral note, with hints of boysenberries, black raspberries, black currants and a touch of background oak, the wine has superb concentration and density, but still has some substantial tannins that are not yet fully resolved. I originally predicted that it should be drinkable from 2010-2030, but I would modify that now to 2015-2035.

Robert Parker, June 2010
  • ws95

Wine Spectator"Fantastic aromas of blackberries, wild berries and minerals. Extremely aromatic. Full-bodied and very tight, with big, silky tannins and a long, caressing finish. Superb. A muscular Ducru. Best after 2010."