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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou 1990

$708.75 per bottle

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James Lawther MW: The style of Ducru-Beaucaillou is one of elegance combined with the balance and fruit character one expects from St-Julien. The Léovilles can be more powerfully structured, and Gruaud-Larose occasionally richer, but Ducru-Beaucaillou leads with its finesse and length and freshness on the finish. These are wines that are generally slow to develop, needing a good ten years before all components are in tune…

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James Lawther MW: The style of Ducru-Beaucaillou is one of elegance combined with the balance and fruit character one expects from St-Julien. The Léovilles can be more powerfully structured, and Gruaud-Larose occasionally richer, but Ducru-Beaucaillou leads with its finesse and length and freshness on the finish. These are wines that are generally slow to develop, needing a good ten years before all components are in tune…

     
Name Château Ducru-Beaucaillou
Vintage 1990
Type Rouge / Red
Appellation Saint-Julien
Classification 2em Cru Classé (2nd growth)
Grape Varieties Cabernet Sauvignon; Merlot; Cabernet Franc
Format 750ml
Average Age of Vines 35 years old
Production 220,000 bottles
Soil Deep Gunzian gravel
Winemaking 21 days of fermentation in stainless steel and concrete tanks
Ageing 18-20 months in oak barrels (50-65% new oak)
Website http://www.chateau-ducru-beaucaillou.com/
Food Pairings Game Animals; Beef; Charcuterie
Occasions Dinner Party; Dinner with friends
When to Drink Enjoy over the next 10 Years