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Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 2009, 1 magnum

Auction:
3006B
Lot:
172
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 3006B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 26, 2017 6:00PM

Description:

Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 2009
St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe
"The 2009 Ducru Beaucaillou will eclipse the brilliant wines produced in 2005, 2003 and 2000. It will be interesting to see how the 2009 fares against the 2010 after twenty years of aging, but my money is on the 2009. A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot that achieved 13.5% natural alcohol, this inky purple, unctuous wine possesses classic aromas of graphite, creme de cassis, blueberries, violets, licorice and Christmas fruitcake. Full-bodied and intense with Ducru's inimitable elegance and purity, it should firm up in the bottle after 7-10 years of cellaring and last for 40-50 years. Magnificent!" R. Parker for TWA, 100 pts. 12/11
1 magnum
Estimate $350-450


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Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, Merlot

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