La Croix de Beaucaillou 2016

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1521-2016

• Domaine: Château Ducru Beaucaillou
• Appellation: Saint-Julien
• Classification: Second Wine, Second Growth, 2ème Grand Cru Classé
• Origin: Left Bank, Bordeaux, France
• Importer: Laguna Cellar

Tasting Notes

"The 2016 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot that is matured in 60% new oak for 12 months and the remainder in one-year-old barrels. It has quite a rich and opulent bouquet, quite glossy with scents of kirsch, crushed strawberry, crème de cassis and a touch of vanilla. The palate is medium-bodied with quite sumptuous tannin counterbalance but a keen thread of acidity (the pH is 3.65). There is great tension here, immense purity with quite a structured, almost flinty finish that is classic in style. Though it is a Deuxième Vin, it deserves several years in bottle." - Neal Martin, The Wine Advocate, Rating: 92-94, Drink: 2022-2045

 

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Brand Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou
Shipping Weight 3.000000
Appellation Saint-Julien
Stock Status In Stock
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