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CHATEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU, 2015

SAINT-JULIEN

"Un millésime exceptionnel." - Robert Parker par Lisa Perrotti-Brown

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Second Grand Cru classé, Saint-Julien
GRAPE VARIETIES

90% of cabernet sauvignon, 10% of merlot

AROMAS Blackcurrant, liquorice, cherry with chocolate, spices, blueberry, rose violet, black pepper, tapenade
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING

Red meat, game, cold cuts, red wine poached pear

WINEMAKING Depending on the vintage, winemaking in wood and stainless steel vats. Wine ageing in French oak barrels for 18 months
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL

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Regular price 205,00 € T.T.C.
Regular price Sale price 205,00 € T.T.C.
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Détail du vignoble

AGRICULTURE Sustainable, in organic agriculture transition
GRAPE VARIETIES

Red varieties: 70% of cabernet-sauvignon, 25% of merlot, 5% of cabernet franc

VINEYARD SURFACE AREA 55 hectares
ANNUAL PRODUCTION 215,000 bottles
HARVEST Manual
SOIL

Gunzian gravel soil

Histoire et anecdotes

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou was classified as Second Grand Cru in the 1855 classification, in Saint-Julien appellation. This Château was founded more than 300 years ago. Near the Gironde estuary, it was named after its “beautiful pebbles” (“beaux cailloux” in French), gunzian gravels carried along by the Gironde more than two million years ago. The Borie family acquired it in 1941.
CHATEAU DUCRU-BEAUCAILLOU

Caractéristiques

CHARACTERISTICS

CLASSIFICATION Second Grand Cru classé, Saint-Julien
GRAPE VARIETIES

90% of cabernet sauvignon, 10% of merlot

AROMAS Blackcurrant, liquorice, cherry with chocolate, spices, blueberry, rose violet, black pepper, tapenade
FOOD AND WINE PAIRING

Red meat, game, cold cuts, red wine poached pear

WINEMAKING Depending on the vintage, winemaking in wood and stainless steel vats. Wine ageing in French oak barrels for 18 months
BOTTLE SIZE 75 CL