Ducru-Beaucaillou 2014 (6x75cl)

Ducru-Beaucaillou 2014 (6x75cl)

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Owned by the Borie family and in the capable hands of Bruno Borie, Ducru Beaucaillou is very deserving of its super second status in 2014 with its intense focused core of black fruits and supple tannins. In the past decade, Bruno has become increasingly vigilant with his fruit selection, with the majority of what is harvested now being delegated to the second wine, La Croix de Beaucaillou. The result is a Grand Vin of stunning quality in 2014, which is a must for any devotee of this renowned St. Julien estate.
99 James Suckling  
95-96 Jeff Leve  
96 Wine Advocate  
95 Wine Spectator  
95+ Antonio Galloni - Vinous  
95 Decanter  
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  • Year 2014
  • Colour Red
  • Country France
  • Region Bordeaux
  • Sub Region Saint-Julien
  • Designation
  • Classification
  • Pack Size 6x75cl
  • ABV 13.5°
  • Drinking Window 2024 - 2050
  • Drinking Recommendation Not Ready
  • LWIN 100947920140600750
Reviews (6)
99 James Suckling  
95-96 Jeff Leve  
96 Wine Advocate  
95 Wine Spectator  
95+ Antonio Galloni - Vinous  
95 Decanter  
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Ducru Beaucaillou

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou is 2ème Grand Cru Classé property in Saint Julien on Bordeaux’s Left Bank. The word “Beaucaillou” translates as "beautiful stones" because of the large pebbles which cover the soils of the estate. This property can trace its roots back to the C13th, making it one of Bordeaux’s most historic estates. Bertrand Ducru purchased the estate in 1795. He added his name to the winery which quickly earned fame under the name of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou. Successful Bordeaux wine merchant Francis Borie acquired the estate in 1941 (there is hope for us all!). Since 2003, Bruno Borie has been the proprietor and he is firmly in charge of everything that takes place here. Bruno is largely responsible for the recent stratospheric rise of this estate. The 75 hectare Saint Julien vineyard is planted with 70% Cabernet Sauvignon and 30% Merlot. Some of the vines date back to 1918!

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