1985 Ducru-Beaucaillou 750ml

France - Bordeaux - St Julien | Second Growth/ Red / Bordeaux Blend
1985 Ducru-Beaucaillou
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Bordeaux Book(1998) | 92

For sheer elegance, charm, and finesse, the 1985 Ducru-Beaucaillou has it all. The wine is close to full maturity, yet retains a vibrancy and youthfulness that is unusual for a 1985. The generous flavors are soft, but not flabby. The wine possesses outstanding concentration yet is elegant and refreshing. This is a beautifully knit, harmonious Ducru.

Drink Dates: 1998-2010
Author: Robert Parker

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Wine Spectator | 89

Tasted from magnum. Seductive and beautiful. Minty, rich and fruity aromas and flavors caress the palate and tickle the throat. Medium- to full-bodied, with super firm tannins and a long, silky finish. Drink now or hold; will improve with age.--Cabernet Challenge.

Drink Dates: 1996+
Author: James Suckling

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Score: 94
Author: dozman3
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 05/31/2013
Drink Dates: 2012-2015
fantastic: full bodied with notes of dark chocolate, leather and cassis with undertones of chewy,dark,oaky berries. ready to drink--do not hold.
Score: 92
Author: Toby Thomas
Trust Rating: 92
Tasted On: 02/27/2010
Score: 90
Author: Scooter
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 04/15/2009
A year or two past its prime; still very drinkable, the fruit has lost some body and the finish some length
Author: Anonymous Author
Trust Rating: 85
Tasted On: 10/04/2008
Great value for the money. Buy more and drink now. Let breath for at least 30 minutes. Always surprised at how well these Ducru's drink.

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