Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.3135 ratings
9.324 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Jim Gallagher

Classic Claret

Classic Claret

Jan 1st, 2021
David Langstaff

Drinking from double magnum. Beautiful. Tannins receding, flavor filling out. Not too fruity. Great earth. Great balance. Way to spend Halloween.

Drinking from double magnum. Beautiful. Tannins receding, flavor filling out. Not too fruity. Great earth. Great balance. Way to spend Halloween.

Oct 31st, 2020
ADAM STROMFELD

Anise and silky smooth black olives and a bit thin. A quick finish cherries . Still a young baby. This really needs to be revisited in 7-10 years

Anise and silky smooth black olives and a bit thin. A quick finish cherries . Still a young baby. This really needs to be revisited in 7-10 years

Dec 14th, 2018
Justin Bothur

Silky smooth with integrated graphite, cedar, red apple skin, and blackberry tart. Great wine drinking at its peak now.

Silky smooth with integrated graphite, cedar, red apple skin, and blackberry tart. Great wine drinking at its peak now.

2 people found it helpfulSep 20th, 2018
Ira Schwartz

Despite doing a PnP the nose was full of cassis, leather and smoke. The palate introduced a red fruit component that was not on the nose along with hints of green pepper and earth . Despite the round tannins I felt the finish was slightly compressed. Will hold off 2-3 years before revisiting.

Despite doing a PnP the nose was full of cassis, leather and smoke. The palate introduced a red fruit component that was not on the nose along with hints of green pepper and earth . Despite the round tannins I felt the finish was slightly compressed. Will hold off 2-3 years before revisiting.

1 person found it helpfulSep 11th, 2018
Greg Koslosky

Great bottle on the way up.

Great bottle on the way up.

1 person found it helpfulJun 25th, 2017
Kevin Ortzman

21 years young and she drank beautifully w/ notes of earth, cassis and wet tobacco leafs.

21 years young and she drank beautifully w/ notes of earth, cassis and wet tobacco leafs.

1 person found it helpfulMay 10th, 2017
Spencer T. Hess

Tart berry bullshit. Ducru is probably the most disappointing chateau in all of Bordeaux. The wines get the press but NEVER show well. Weird!

Tart berry bullshit. Ducru is probably the most disappointing chateau in all of Bordeaux. The wines get the press but NEVER show well. Weird!

1 person found it helpfulApr 4th, 2017
Christina Abaluche

Vintner Abaluche Wine Company

9.0

Outstanding aroma, length, strength....and a gallet from the vineyard itself to go along with it!

Outstanding aroma, length, strength....and a gallet from the vineyard itself to go along with it!

Jan 22nd, 2015
Liz Thach MW

Top wine of the evening from a recent Commanderie de Bordeaux dinner

Top wine of the evening from a recent Commanderie de Bordeaux dinner

Dec 5th, 2014