Château Ducru-Beaucaillou

Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend

9.227 ratings
9.28 pro ratings
St. Julien, Médoc, Bordeaux, France
Red Bordeaux Blend
Top Notes For
Bill Bender

I’m generally not loving the ‘02 Bordeaux from most appellations but this was showing quite well despite being a smidge too tannic for my tastes. Big and bold but lacking a sexy side.

I’m generally not loving the ‘02 Bordeaux from most appellations but this was showing quite well despite being a smidge too tannic for my tastes. Big and bold but lacking a sexy side.

Dec 16th, 2018
Kevin Ortzman

Initial fruit and earthy (cassis) - fades fast

Initial fruit and earthy (cassis) - fades fast

1 person found it helpfulSep 18th, 2016
Jordan Gianelli

On the fuller side of medium body, the black fruits are showing well and they are perfectly shrouded in a cloak of wet rock and lean oak treatment. A softy all the way through but it's elegance is what makes this wine a masterpiece. Delicate yet full of flavor and terroir. Enjoy!

On the fuller side of medium body, the black fruits are showing well and they are perfectly shrouded in a cloak of wet rock and lean oak treatment. A softy all the way through but it's elegance is what makes this wine a masterpiece. Delicate yet full of flavor and terroir. Enjoy!

1 person found it helpfulDec 14th, 2015
Tom Kobylarz

Ducru-ing it at the beach! Vintage smintage this 2002 is drinking like pure love right now!

Ducru-ing it at the beach! Vintage smintage this 2002 is drinking like pure love right now!

Oct 11th, 2014
Paul Jakubowski

Fantastic wine and just my style!

1hr+ decant, which was perfect. Dark red color with aging on the edges. Classic Bordeaux nose of cherries, earth, cigar box, and cedar. Dark cherries, smoke, and charred meat on the palate. Medium depth with some grittiness to it, and above average tannins. Medium plus finish. Loved it!

Would drink now as it’s slowly starting its decline.

Fantastic wine and just my style!

1hr+ decant, which was perfect. Dark red color with aging on the edges. Classic Bordeaux nose of cherries, earth, cigar box, and cedar. Dark cherries, smoke, and charred meat on the palate. Medium depth with some grittiness to it, and above average tannins. Medium plus finish. Loved it!

Would drink now as it’s slowly starting its decline.

Oct 10th, 2020
Steve Anderson

2nd Cab flight, bottle 3. Another tightly wound wine that blossomed with air, but couldn’t outdo the ‘91 Montelena for me.

2nd Cab flight, bottle 3. Another tightly wound wine that blossomed with air, but couldn’t outdo the ‘91 Montelena for me.

Dec 19th, 2018
romo

In the strike zone with power and finesse.

In the strike zone with power and finesse.

Dec 17th, 2018
Tim payne

Drunk @ hawksmoor in March 2017

Drunk @ hawksmoor in March 2017

Mar 26th, 2017
Kevin Woods

Nice

Nice

Apr 24th, 2015
Steve Schmidt

Herbal funk with graphite, tobacco, black currant. Medium+ tannins.

Herbal funk with graphite, tobacco, black currant. Medium+ tannins.

Feb 8th, 2015