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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou la Croix de Beaucaillou 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

"The Croix de Beaucaillou is very well defined with lifted dark cherries, boysenberry and crushed violets lending it an almost Margaux-like allure. The palate is rich and generous on the entry, a voluminous, mouth-filling Croix de Beaucaillou laden with ebullient lush dark plum and cassis notes infused with date and Asian spice. It is backward and surly on the finish, but it should grow up to become an excellent Saint Julien...93" Neal Martin The Wine Journal 2/13 "I love the aromas of minerals, flowers, blackberries and blueberries. Full body with a fabulous texture of polished and integrated tannins. It goes on for minutes. Spicy, subtle fruit and a long and marvelous finish. Currant bush undertones. A whole and beautiful wine. The second wine of Ducru-Beaucaillou. Drink or hold...94" JamesSuckling.com 02/13

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Domaine de la Croix:
Chateau de la Croix is a wine produced in Plautignan, a “lieux dit” north of St. Estephe in the Medoc in Bordeaux, France. Principal winemaker is Jean Francisco, whose family has produced wines at the estate since the late 19th century. The wines are produced using traditional methods and reflect the personality of the rich, local terroir. They are labeled as “Medoc Cru Bour... Read more
Chateau de la Croix is a wine produced in Plautignan, a “lieux dit” north of St. Estephe in the Medoc in Bordeaux, France. Principal winemaker is Jean Francisco, whose family has produced wines at the estate since the late 19th century. The wines are produced using traditional methods and reflect the personality of the rich, local terroir. They are labeled as “Medoc Cru Bourgois,” and are value-driven wines for everyday enjoyment that match with a variety of foods.  Read less

"The Croix de Beaucaillou is very well defined with lifted dark cherries, boysenberry and crushed violets lending it an almost Margaux-like allure. The palate is rich and generous on the entry, a voluminous, mouth-filling Croix de Beaucaillou laden with ebullient lush dark plum and cassis notes infused with date and Asian spice. It is backward and surly on the finish, but it should grow up to become an excellent Saint Julien...93" Neal Martin The Wine Journal 2/13 "I love the aromas of minerals, flowers, blackberries and blueberries. Full body with a fabulous texture of polished and integrated tannins. It goes on for minutes. Spicy, subtle fruit and a long and marvelous finish. Currant bush undertones. A whole and beautiful wine. The second wine of Ducru-Beaucaillou. Drink or hold...94" JamesSuckling.com 02/13

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