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Château la Croix-Beaucaillou Saint Julien 2007

Winemaker's Notes:

Croix Beaucaillou, like a first growth, is therefore submitted to careful selection. Most of the wines coming from the plots of young vineyard as well as the lesser batches will incorporate the third growth which will be sold or... drunk at the chateau. Croix de Beaucaillou is thus subjected to a reasoned blending aimed at producing a wine which will of course reveal its assets earlier than Ducru B but also the characteristics of a great Saint Julien: elegance, finesse and of course its ability to age. It is worth noting that this wine is far superior to the connotation of ‘second wine’. It is a great, noble wine, which we are sure will play a prominent role in the Saint-Julien appellation. La Croix de Beaucaillou has been bottled on the property since 1995. Until then, it was sold in bulk to Bordeaux wine merchants.

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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

Croix Beaucaillou, like a first growth, is therefore submitted to careful selection. Most of the wines coming from the plots of young vineyard as well as the lesser batches will incorporate the third growth which will be sold or... drunk at the chateau. Croix de Beaucaillou is thus subjected to a reasoned blending aimed at producing a wine which will of course reveal its assets earlier than Ducru B but also the characteristics of a great Saint Julien: elegance, finesse and of course its ability to age. It is worth noting that this wine is far superior to the connotation of ‘second wine’. It is a great, noble wine, which we are sure will play a prominent role in the Saint-Julien appellation. La Croix de Beaucaillou has been bottled on the property since 1995. Until then, it was sold in bulk to Bordeaux wine merchants.

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