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One of the greatest wines of Saint-Julien. The 50 ha of Ducru based in the south of the appellation are planted to a mix of Cabernet Sauvignon (70%) and Merlot (30%). It is a very impressive, classically structured example of the appellation: always elegant, very intense, with subtle cedar and dark fruit underpinned by finely integrated oak. It requires patience and cellaring. Since overcoming the problem of cork taint in vintages between 1986 and 1995, with many of these bottles having to be re-corked, the Château has been on a roll since Bruno Borie took over the management in 2003, reducing the yields to about half as what they were in the 1980s, producing around 10,000 cases a year now. (DM/NB)

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Area under vines: 75 hectares
Soils: gravel and sand
Average age of the vines: 35 years
Planting density: 10 000 vines/ha 
Ageing:in 50-80% new oak barrels 
Grape varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon 70%
Merlot 30%

Second wine: Croix de Beaucaillou
Planting density: 8000 vines/ha

Grape varieties:
Cabernet Sauvignon 70%
Merlot 30%

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33250 Saint Julien De Beychevelle, France
Type Wine
Le Petit Ducru - Chateau Lalande-Borie Saint-Julien
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru
La Croix de Beaucaillou Saint Julien
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Le Petit Caillou
Type Wine
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2014
3x150cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2002
1x150cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2009
12x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2010
12x75cl - 1 case(s)
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 1999
12x75cl - 2 case(s)
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2012
12x75cl - 1 case(s)
Type Wine
Type Wine
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2009
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2010
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2015
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2017
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2005
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2014
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2016
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 2018
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 1961
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Deuxieme Cru - 1995
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