2006 Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, Cru Classé St-Julien
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate # 181: This classic, backward, tannic St.-Julien is made in the style of the 1996 and 1986. The 2006 Ducru Beaucaillou possesses a dense purple color along with a sweet perfume of graphite, black raspberries, cassis, licorice, and subtle toasty oak. Despite their prominent place in the wine’s structure, the sweetness of the tannins and the full-bodied, muscular style suggest exceptional patience will be required. This is a big, substantial, meaty, masculine wine built for considerable longevity. 94 points.
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Region & country
Saint-Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
65% Cabernet Sauvignon
5% Cabernet Franc
5% Petit Verdot
Ready 2012 - 2024