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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

Region:

Bordeaux

Appellation:

St Julien

Grape Blend:

Cab. Sauvignon | Merlot | Cab. Franc

La Croix de Beaucaillou, St Julien, 2010

12x75cl £435.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

Ducru Beaucaillou's second wine is fast becoming one of the most consistent and high quality second labels in the Medoc. Produced from 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot, this is large scaled, sensuous and serious. Griotte cherries, cassis and graphite on the nose; the palate is dense, deep and dark, packed with cool blackcurrants and redcurrants. A very stylish, polished St Julien, with velvety tannins and a moreish black chocolate finish.

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