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1975 Ducru Beaucaillou Ducru Beaucaillou Bordeaux St Julien France Still wine

1975 Ducru Beaucaillou

Ducru Beaucaillou

89Average Score
flagBordeaux / France
Red

I have never been a fan of this wine. I lost confidence in it when it was around ten years of age because of its hard, angular, austere, tannic style. In the most recent tasting, the wine exhibited more ripe fruit than I had previously noticed. There is still plenty of astringent, aggressive tannin, but the balance is better, and the wine reveals a complex, earthy, cedar, curranty nose with dried fruit and herb components, full body, and a classic, old style personality. It displays more finesse and character than it did at a younger age. Like many 1975s, it will keep for 20+ years ... but will the fruit hold up? Feb 1996, www.robertparker.com

Robert Parker    Score: 87/100

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