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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien 1955

Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien 1955

750ML    
Sku: 004131

Rating
1955 - James Suckling, Wine Spectator: "Lush, perfumed and delicious now. The black cherry and tobacco flavors are ripe and generous, and the tannins are full but soft. Drink now to 1995."


Technical notes
The 75 hectares of the Ducru Beaucaillou vineyard stretch out along the eastern side of this vast communal terroir, hugging the river in the area where the quaternary gravels are the deepest. The stones have many advantages, enhancing soil drainage, reflecting the sun on the grapes in these closely planted vines, storing heat in the daytime and restoring it at night, affording a protective cover to the soil against desiccation during the hot summer months, and so on. The clay subsoil regulates the water supply of the vines, soaking up the surplus rain during wet periods and giving it back during droughts.

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Country: France
Region: Bordeaux
Sub-Region: Haut Medoc
Appellation: Saint Julien
Grape Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Type: Still wine
Classification: Second Growth
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