Château Ducru Beaucaillou 2ème Cru Classé 2010


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This is very clear and precise, with blackberry and licorice and hints of toasted oak. Full bodied, with super refined tannins and a pretty finish. It’s there. This is very classy and elegant. Tight and refined. Polished. 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23.5% Merlot. 2.5% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot.

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Bright red-ruby.  Aromas and flavours of cassis, mulberry, minerals, licorice and bitter chocolate.  Lush, sweet, deep and densely packed if rather youthfully backward, with terrific material to support its strong vanilla and mocha oak element and its serious but sweet tannins.  Ultimately quite seamless but in need of several years of aging to harmonize and express itself more fully. 92(+?) points

Very polished and stylish, with a velvety feel to the layers of crushed plum, currant and blackberry, while bittersweet cocoa and black licorice glide in on the gorgeous, black tea-infused finish. Features a lovely allure rather than raw power, making this possibly the prettiest St.-Julien of the vintage. There's plenty in the tank for cellaring as well. Best from 2014 through 203094 / 100

par Robert Parker le 01/03/2013

This wine is more backward than I would have normally expected, but nevertheless, it is very impressive. The 2010 Branaire-Ducru displays an inky bluish purple color and loads of mulberry, raspberry, black currant, graphite and floral notes in its intense aromatics. Medium to full-bodied , with sensational ripeness, purity, texture and length, the tannins are slightly more prominent than I remember from barrel, but they are sweet and ripe (as opposed to astringent and bitter). This beautiful wine needs 4-6 years of cellaring and should keep 25-30 years.

Producer Patrick Maroteaux continues to fine-tune and turn out a succession of brilliant wines from this chateau, which sits across the famous Medoc Route du Vin from Beychevelle.

94 / 100

par James Suckling le 03/02/2013

A layered young red with lots of black olives and berries on the nose. Full body, with velvety and chewy tannins. It all comes together at the end with a lovely sweet fruit. Try after 2017

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Château Ducru Beaucaillou  2ème Cru Classé   Saint-Julien 2010

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Vintage
2010
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
12 Bottles
Region
Bordeaux

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Château Ducru Beaucaillou 2ème Cru Classé 2010

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OWC
12 X 75CL

This is very clear and precise, with blackberry and licorice and hints of toasted oak. Full bodied, with super refined tannins and a pretty finish. It’s there. This is very classy and elegant. Tight and refined. Polished. 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 23.5% Merlot. 2.5% Cabernet Franc and 4% Petit Verdot.

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