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2018 Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou French - Bordeaux "Le Croix Ducru Beaucaillou"

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou 2018 Le Croix

Winery: Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Le Croix Ducru Beaucaillou"

Wine Category: French - Bordeaux

Grape blend: 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Merlot, & 3% Petit Verdot

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: St. Julien

State or country: France

Price: $75

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 94.8 (based on 7 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (93)

Review date: July 21, 2022

Wine Review: This pitch-black colored wine from St. Julien opens with a blackberry and black licorice bouquet with hints of cedar and black currant. On the palate, this wine is medium plus bodied with medium plus acidity that settles with time. The mouthfeel is balanced and smooth. The flavor profile is black currant and blackberry blend with notes of black tea and graphite. We also detected hints of black licorice, black pepper, and stewed black plum in the mix. The finish is dry, and its bold tannins build-up and last for a very long time. The Tasting Panel would decant this wine for a while and then pair it with well-marbled tannins. Enjoy – KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: Not Available

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