2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou, 2nd Wine of Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou, St. Julien (6 x Bottle)

France Bordeaux St Julien

The 2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a floral note on the nose: small black cherries, blueberry and wilted violets, the last becoming more intense as the initially tight-fisted wine opens in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannin. There is very well-judged acidity and its texture is harmonious and silky smooth. The quality is loaded more in the mouth than on the nose at the moment, but it is a seriously classy "deuxième vin" that just needs a little more persistence on the finish.

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2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou, 2nd Wine of Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou, St. Julien (6 x Bottle)

The 2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a floral note on the nose: small black cherries, blueberry and wilted violets, the last becoming more intense as the initially tight-fisted wine opens in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannin. There is very well-judged acidity and its texture is harmonious and silky smooth. The quality is loaded more in the mouth than on the nose at the moment, but it is a seriously classy "deuxième vin" that just needs a little more persistence on the finish.

France Bordeaux St Julien
Producer Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou
Sub-Region St Julien
Region Bordeaux
Country France
Grape Variety Bordeaux Blend
Vintage 2015
Colour Red
Style Medium-Full, Dry

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Robert Parker Wine Advocate

The 2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a floral note on the nose: small black cherries, blueberry and wilted violets, the last becoming more intense as the initially tight-fisted wine opens in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannin. There is very well-judged acidity and its texture is harmonious and silky smooth. The quality is loaded more in the mouth than on the nose at the moment, but it is a seriously classy “deuxième vin” that just needs a little more persistence on the finish.

91-93 Points / Drinking 2021 - 2045

By Neal Martin / April 2016