Home / Wine / Wine Ratings / 90 to 94 Points / La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou 2015, Saint-Julien Sale! La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou 2015, Saint-JulienRM447.00 RM357.60 La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou 2015, Saint-Julien Powerful, silky, very aromatic, La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou beguiles with its bouquet, its balance, its remarkable finesse and its lengthy finish. A great cuvée that stimulates, then captivates the senses; it is the perfect introduction to the Borie signature. Grape Variety Cabernet Sauvignon (around 60% each year), Merlot (35% to 37%), Petit Verdot (3% to 5%) Critic Reviews Wine Enthusiast: 94 Points This wine, from a selected parcel of the Ducru-Beaucaillou vineyard, is packed with both tannins and great fruit. Its structure promises aging while its concentration and black fruits are already impressive. This is a rich wine but one that has the classic elegance of Saint-Julien. ROGER VOSS Wine Advocate-Parker : 91-93 Points The 2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a floral note on the nose: small black cherries, blueberry and wilted violets, the last becoming more intense as the initially tight-fisted wine opens in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannin. There is very well-judged acidity and its texture is harmonious and silky smooth. The quality is loaded more in the mouth than on the nose at the moment, but it is a seriously classy deuxième vin that just needs a little more persistence on the finish. James Suckling: 93 Points Dark berries, iron and hints of rust with some iodine. Full-bodied, round and juicy with a solid backbone of tannins and focus. This second wine of Ducru-Beaucaillou. Polished. Drink in 2021..February/2018 In stock La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou 2015, Saint-Julien quantity Add to cart Categories: 90 to 94 Points, Bordeaux, Cabernet Sauvignon & blends, France Wine, Grape, Merlot & blends, Red Wine by Country, Wine, Wine Ratings Description Additional information Reviews (0) Description La Croix Ducru Beaucaillou The wines of La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou come from the vineyard of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou. This exceptional Médoc terroir is situated between the Gironde River to the east, the centre and the west of the Saint-Julien appellation. The estate owes its name to its “beautiful pebbles” (“beaux cailloux”, in French) which, because of their high quartz content, make for soils that are poor in plant nutrients. It is precisely this “agrological” paucity, as the late Bordeaux professor and geographer, René Pijassou, described it, that makes them so well-suited to the production of fine wine. In the east, the plots are planted along the rolling Médoc ridges, just above the estuary, while those at the epicentre benefit from a microclimate nurtured by the little La Mouline stream that meanders through the middle of the appellation from west to east before disappearing into the Gironde. La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou is an original expression of the terroirs of Ducru-Beaucaillou, a blend that is one of a kind. Ducru-Beaucaillou’s elitist approach is fully at work here. As is a passion, that of a team dedicated to excellence. A high-flying wine that perfectly expresses its terroir of exception. This wine blends a high proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon (around 60% each year), completed with Merlot Noir (35% to 37%) as well as a subtly spicy touch of Petit Verdot (3% to 5%). It is carefully aged for 12 months in barrels of which two-thirds are new each vintage. Powerful, silky, very aromatic, La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou beguiles with its bouquet, its balance, its remarkable finesse and its lengthy finish. A great cuvée that stimulates, then captivates the senses; it is the perfect introduction to the Borie signature. Additional information Weight 1.3 kg Wine Body Medium-Full Bodied Reviews There are no reviews yet. Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review. Related products Sale! -25%Chateau La Gaffeliere 2012, Saint-Emilion (1st Grand Cru Classe)0 out of 5 RM603.00 RM452.25 Add to cart Sale! -25%Trapiche Vineyards Malbec 20200 out of 5 RM92.00 RM69.00 Read more Sale! -30%Chateau Clerc Milon 20120 out of 5 RM789.00 RM552.30 Read more Sale! -20%Trapiche Alaris Malbec4.00 out of 5 RM70.00 RM56.00 Read more
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