2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou Bordeaux Blend
Bordeaux Blend - 3L
  • WE 94
  • WA 93
  • JS 93
  • VN 92
  • DC 91
  • WS 91

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Reg: $249.94

$234.94

In Stock: 2 btls
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ETA: Pending

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WE 94
Wine Enthusiast, April 2018
This wine, from a selected parcel of the Ducru-Beaucaillou vineyard, is packed with both tannins and great fruit. Its structure promises aging while its concentration and black fruits are already impressive. This is a... This wine, from a selected parcel of the Ducru-Beaucaillou vineyard, is packed with both tannins and great fruit. Its structure promises aging while its concentration and black fruits are already impressive. This is a rich wine but one that has the classic elegance of Saint-Julien.
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, April 2016
(WA91-93 points) The 2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a floral note on the nose: small black cherries, blueberry and wilted violets, the last... (WA91-93 points) The 2015 La Croix de Beaucaillou is a blend of 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot. It has a floral note on the nose: small black cherries, blueberry and wilted violets, the last becoming more intense as the initially tight-fisted wine opens in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine-grained tannin. There is very well-judged acidity and its texture is harmonious and silky smooth. The quality is loaded more in the mouth than on the nose at the moment, but it is a seriously classy "deuxième vin" that just needs a little more persistence on the finish. - Neal Martin
JS 93
jamessuckling.com, February 2018
Dark berries, iron and hints of rust with some iodine. Full-bodied, round and juicy with a solid backbone of tannins and focus. This second wine of Ducru-Beaucaillou. Polished. Drink in 2021.
VN 92
Vinous, April 2016
(AG90-92 points) The 2015 Croix de Beaucaillou emerges from a south-facing parcel in the center of Saint-Julien. Plump, racy and creamy on the palate, the 2015 offers lovely depth from start to finish. Cherry pit, plum... (AG90-92 points) The 2015 Croix de Beaucaillou emerges from a south-facing parcel in the center of Saint-Julien. Plump, racy and creamy on the palate, the 2015 offers lovely depth from start to finish. Cherry pit, plum, lavender and spice flesh out in the glass, but it is the wine's overall balance that is most compelling. The Croix de Beaucaillou is 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Merlot and 3% Petit Verdot.
DC 91
Decanter, November 2017
This unfurls with a flourish on the nose, bringing a basket of brambly fruits to the fore. It needs time in the glass to allow the intense dark fruit to unfurl, but there is elegance here, and a rich kick of spice. It... This unfurls with a flourish on the nose, bringing a basket of brambly fruits to the fore. It needs time in the glass to allow the intense dark fruit to unfurl, but there is elegance here, and a rich kick of spice. It reveals a slight dip on the mid-palate that characterises 2015 St-Juliens, but no one is going to complain about the richness of the fruit and the mouthwatering finish. Bottled in June, it should be ready to go in five to six years. Read more at https://www.decanter.com/wine-reviews/france/bordeaux/chateau-ducru-beaucaillou-la-croix-de-ducru-beaucaillou-15481#rxPWzMpdJVkokW5z.99
WS 91
Wine Spectator, May 2018
An alluring, seductive style, with mulled fig and boysenberry fruit carried by velvety structure, while singed mesquite, Lapsang souchong tea and warm ganache notes hang in the background. Everything meshes nicely through... An alluring, seductive style, with mulled fig and boysenberry fruit carried by velvety structure, while singed mesquite, Lapsang souchong tea and warm ganache notes hang in the background. Everything meshes nicely through the smoldering finish, which has latent grip. Best from 2020 through 2032. — JM
Color & Type Red
Varietal Bordeaux Blend
Country France
Region Bordeaux
Sub-region St Julien
Vintage 2015
Percent alcohol 13.5%
Closure Crown Seal