Tag Archives: ducru-beaucaillou

Bordeaux 2011 – Day Three

Today was another day spent driving up and down the D2 from château to château, tasting such gems as Latour, Pichon Lalande, Ducru-Beaucaillou, Calon-Ségur and Palmer, before the Union des Grands Crus tastings in the afternoon. Palmer has our vote for the wine of the vintage plaudits so far, however Calon-Ségur, Pichon-Baron, Brane-Cantenac and Batailley […]

Rate this:

2009 Bordeaux: Focus on La Croix de Beaucaillou

2009 La Croix de Beaucaillou is one of our must-buys of the vintage, offering excellent St-Julien style and tremendous value for money.  As the second wine of Ducru-Beaucaillou, La Croix de Beaucaillou is made with the same care and attention to detail as the Grand Vin. With fruit taken from the same vineyards and vinified […]

Rate this:

Bordeaux 2009 Releases: Ducru and Figeac

Two new releases this morning: Ducru-Beaucaillou and Figeac. One of the most eagerly awaited releases of the 2009 campaign, Château Figeac excelled in 2009, producing arguably the finest wine in this illustrious St.Emilion’s history. The wine is made from a third of each of Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. This is a very complete […]

Rate this: