2009 La Croix de Beaucaillou, St-Julien

Described by Bruno Borie at Ducru-Beaucaillou as being another expression of Ducru, rather than simply a second wine, this is a wine that has certainly seen an enormous increase in quality over recent vintages.

Very attractive and pure, perfumed, blueberry and blackcurrant nose, with creamy notes and a touch of graphite. On palate the fruit is pure and focused. The tannins are fine and accessible and the finish is fresh and of good fruit length. Gently expressed, very well balanced and likely to represent a fabulous quality to price ratio.

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  • Region & country
    Saint-Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
  • Grape
    75% Cabernet Sauvignon
    25% Merlot
  • Maturity
    Ready 2015 - 2023
  • Colour
  • Sweetness
  • Style
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
2009 La Croix de Beaucaillou, St-Julien