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1995 Ducru-Beaucaillou Bordeaux Blend - France - Bordeaux - St Julien - Red - Second Growth

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France - Bordeaux - St Julien

Red Bordeaux Blend - Second Growth
Producer Notes

Located in the appellation of Saint-Julien, Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou is named for the beautiful large stones and pebbles that cover the vineyard. These stones create ideal grape-growing conditions, as they aid in drainage, reflect sun onto the vines, and keep the ground from drying out. These conditions create the "typical" Saint-Julien wine - elegant and smooth, with a long finish. The... More »

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Drink Dates
Comm: 2008-2022 IWC: 2005-2025

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 103
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Jeffrey M989
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.434%
Tasted On 12/16/2015

Very closed at first, but became more expressive after a couple hours. Nice flavor, but never developed much on the nose and the finish was clipped.

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Author Jito72
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.108%
Tasted On 04/16/2015
Drink Dates 2015-2030

This is full body and serois stuff and although is very accessible and delicious still somehow little close in fragrance and little tannic on finish ....I will wait a little more time (maybe 1-2 years) to open another bottle of the 1998 WS wine of the year.

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Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.228%
Tasted On 08/19/2013

A clean, high-polished surface, almost black with a slight tinge of purple. A pure nose of cassis fruit, very primary with no apparent signs of age at the surface, intensely perfumed and concentrated. Full-bodied with masses of sweet, dark berry fruit, very California like on the entry. This wine has achieved super balance and incredible purity and weight. Medium length, but It makes up with the sheer elegance. Drink now through 2020

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Author wineme.310
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.763%
Tasted On 04/24/2013
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Author Alexander C229
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.214%
Tasted On 03/16/2013
Drink Dates 2008-2014

Starting to fade a bit. Still tastes of dark berries, but a little tar in the finish, while remaining full bodied.

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Author Conrad K
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.231%
Tasted On 06/14/2011
Drink Dates 2005-2020

Lovely: Smoke and blueberry on the nose. Cassis, fine tannins and dark red fruit on the palate. Long finish. This drinks lighter than expected for a St. Julian Bordeaux and has hit its prime drinking window.

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Author Chez Fisher
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.886%
Tasted On 01/13/2011
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Getting a little thin...needs to be drunk sooner than later.

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Author Anon
Site / Blog Trust Rating 85.294%
Tasted On 12/02/2010
Drink Dates 2010-2020

This one needs some breathe time. Drank right after corking and over 1.5 hours. Wish I had given it at least 2 hours before drinking. The last glass was by far the best! Absolutely amazing how much it changed. By the 1.5 hour mark the finnish was substantially longer and velvety. Big nose with concentrated sweet dark berries. I will decant for 2 hours before touching it net bottle.

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Author David P187
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.842%
Tasted On 04/25/2010

Very dark and deep, with a huge nose of violets and earth. Rich black and red berries, crème de casis, floral and spice too, with tannins still present. Seemed to have it all, wrapped in velvet with a long, elegant finish.

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Author Adriel L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 97.703%
Tasted On 01/23/2010
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Author Ricknat1
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.332%
Tasted On 12/17/2009
Drink Dates 2009+

Dark ruby with a nose dark berries and very easy, smooth and nice, but not big in the mouth. Did not compare to the 82. 90

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Author gd10102
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 80.132%
Tasted On 09/30/2009
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Author Miguel L
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 06/20/2009
Drink Dates 2008-2028

Last tasted in May 2008, this bottle from the same auction source. Opened and evolved on the table, clearly improving and gaining power & aromatics as the night progressed. Youthful and vigorous, showing nice balance, perhaps more to the lean than the lush side, but no lack of fruit, grip or structure. These continue to signal they are on the ascension, with very long life. Late in the second hour a little more earthy depth emerged. Delicious. Shared with good friends who brought a beautiful 1982 Gruaud Larose which, by way of comparison, was completely integrated and very comfortably beautiful to enjoy.

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Author NerD
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 02/27/2009

Came out of the bottle amazing nose and tasted great. Lost alot after 15 minutes but came back in half hour. Very smooth.

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Author StuTarheel
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.486%
Tasted On 07/13/2008
Drink Dates 2008-2028

Delicious Bordeaux. Great complexity. Good fruit, supple mouthfeel, elegant. Tannins integrating nicely. Good mid-palate and nice finish. Rewarded after decanting for 30 minutes.

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Author Jerry
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 83.333%
Tasted On 02/24/2008
Drink Dates 2008-2018

smooth with firm tannins

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Created  Dec 22, 2009
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