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Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 2005, 11 bottles

Auction:
3107B
Lot:
10
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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Auction:
Fine Wines - 3107B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
June 26, 2018 6:00PM

Description:

Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou 2005
St. Julien, 2eme Cru Classe
"The 2005 Ducru Beaucaillou is a 10,000-case blend of 67% Cabernet Sauvignon and 33% Merlot (they used to produce 18,000-20,000 cases). It is an exceptionally powerful wine with a dense purple color, superb intensity, and a beautiful, sweet nose of spring flowers, raspberries, blueberries, graphite, and creme de cassis. Full-bodied with fabulous concentration, exceptionally high tannin, good acidity, and massive layers of richness that build incrementally on the palate, this monumental effort is more structured than their outstanding 2003. It may be the finest wine produced at this estate since the 1982 and 1961 Ducrus. Anticipated maturity: 2018-2050." R. Parker for TWA, 97 pts. 04/08
11 bottles
Estimate $1,500-2,100


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Keywords

Cabernet Sauvignon, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, Merlot

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