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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, Saint-Julien, 1978

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This is an elegant wine widely regarded as one of the very best of the 2nd. growths. It is known for its elegance rather than a fleshy fruitiness.

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Cardinal's Rating 90
Colour Red Wine
Grape Variety Bordeaux Blend Red
Country France
£139.00
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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou is a 2nd. classed growth from the appellation of Saint-Julien in the Haut-Médoc, Bordeaux. This wine is widely regarded as one of the very best of the second growths and is known for its elegance rather than for a fleshy fruitiness. The 1978 is now a brick-red colour with some browning on the rim. It possesses a very mature earthy nose with cedar and tobacco which follows on through to the palate along with red fruits and a meaty savouriness. The tannins are very supple and the finish still very good especially for a wine of this age.
Producer / Vineyard Château Ducru Beaucaillou
Colour Red Wine
Vintage 1978
Country France
Area Bordeaux
Region Médoc
Sub Region Haut-Médoc
Appellation Saint Julien
Grape Variety Bordeaux Blend Red
Bottle Size Bottle (0.75)
Label Varied
Wine Closure Natural Cork
Contents Below neck
When to drink? Now
Cardinal's Rating 90
Price Comparison Fine and Rare Wines: £181.20;
Tissue Wrap Available? Yes
Tasting Note Available? Yes
Giftbox Available? Yes
Greeting Card Available? Yes

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