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2009 Ducru-Beaucaillou 750ml
2009 Ducru-Beaucaillou

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France - Bordeaux - St Julien / Second Growth
Red / Bordeaux Blend
2009 Ducru-Beaucaillou
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Professional Reviews

IWC
95(+?)

International Wine Cellar Author: Ian D'Agata Issue: Issue 163

Inky ruby. Intense mineral high notes complement aromas of cassis, smoke and quinine on the deep, very pure nose. Then seamless and graceful in the mouth, with very smooth, glossy, ripe black fruit and mineral flavors lifted by bright harmonious acidity, which confers a sense of refinement to all the plush fruit. The very long finish shows a persistent note of violet. Though this is an atypically big and creamy Ducru, it manages a precise delivery of archetypical Saint-Julien flavors and refinement. (ID)

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WA
100

Wine Advocate Author: Robert Parker Issue: 199

The 2009 Ducru Beaucaillou will eclipse the brilliant wines produced in 2005, 2003 and 2000. It will be interesting to see how the 2009 fares against the 2010 after twenty years of aging, but my money is on the 2009. A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot that achieved 13.5% natural alcohol, this inky purple, unctuous wine possesses classic aromas of graphite, creme de cassis, blueberries, violets, licorice and Christmas fruitcake. Full-bodied and intense with Ducru's inimitable elegance and purity, it should firm up in the bottle after 7-10 years of cellaring and last for 40-50 years. Magnificent!

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WS
96-99

Wine Spectator Author: James Suckling

This has an impressive powerful and hearty structure, with seductive floral, currant and licorice aromas and flavors, showing powerful tannins at the end. This sneaks up on you at the end. Structured and very, very powerful. The blockbuster tannins are sweet and fruit-coated. This is a classic, powerful style of Ducru. May be best yet. Wow.

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Community Reviews

Wingman Trust Rating: 91 Tasted On: 04/10/2011 Drink Dates: 2018-2030

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