Château Ducru Beaucaillou, meaning ‘beautiful stone’, is located in the south east of St Julien and thrives the reputation of being a super second.
Made with high proportion of Cabernet Sauvignon (usually around 90%), Ducru Beaucaillou is known for being powerful yet elegant and charming.
A classy, complex bouquet of lead pencil, mineral, earth, cassis, and flowers jumps from the glass of this dark ruby/purple-colored 1997. Evolved and elegant, with noticeable tannin, it exhibits both breed and class as well as moderate weight, excellent depth, purity, and symmetry. Enjoy it now and over the next 10-12 years ... at the minimum"- 87 pts Robert Parker