Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1995 . St. JulienClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionChateau Ducru Beaucaillou 1995
"This wine is of first-growth quality, not only from an intellectual perspective, but in its hedonistic characteristics. More open-knit and accessible than the extraordinary 1996, Ducru's 1995 exhibits a saturated ruby/purple color, followed by a 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 flavor, good delineation and grip, but generally unobtrusive tannin and acidity. It is a classic, compelling example of Ducru-Beaucaillou that should not be missed." (94 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #115, Feb. 1998)
Estimate: $220 - $300.
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