Ducru Beaucaillou 1995

RegionBordeaux
SubregionSt Julien
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Tasting Notes

Score: 94Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book (4), December 2003

Score: 94Robert Parker, Bordeaux Book (3), November 1998

Once again, this wine is of first-growth quality, not only from an intellectual perspective, but in its hedonistic characteristics. More open-knit inaccessible than the 1996, Ducru's 1995 exhibits a saturated ruby/purple color folowed by knock-out nose of blueberry and black raspberry/cassis fruit intertwined with minerals, flowers, and subtle toasty new oak. Like its younger sibling, the wine possesses a sweet, rich mid-palate (from extract and ripeness, not sugar), layers of flavors good delineation and grip, but generally unobtrusive tannin and acidity. It is a classic, compelling example of Ducru Beaucaillou that should not be missed. Drink 2003-2025.

Score: 94Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (115), February 1998

Tasted at Farr’s Ducru-Beaucaillou dinner at the Ledbury. Consistent notes with a fabulous Saint Julien that is only just beginning to reach its drinking plateau. The nose is ripe and opulent with hints of wild mint that lend it a Pauillac-like allure. The palate is medium-bodied with cranberry; red cherry and cedar on the entry, a first wave of sweet fruit but then a more structured, masculine finish that is just beginning to mellow. Excellent.

Score: 94Neal Martin, November 2011

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