2018 Bordeaux may be one of the greatest vintages in a slew of back-to-back blockbusters.
The ambassador of this glorious vintage is the 2018 Chateau Ducru Beaucaillou from Saint-Julien.
With its exotic depth of fruit, the 2018 Ducru captures the essence of Bordeaux to a T.
"There is a brightness to the wine... rich and hedonic, presenting an extraordinary vinous paradox that will blow away fans of this great estate." Wine Advocate
"This is a gorgeous, incredibly complete, classic expression of this terroir, offering a heavenly nose of crème de cassis, cedarwood, unsmoked tobacco, new leather, spring flowers, chocolate, and a touch of chalky minerality. With full-bodied richness, a monster of a mid-palate, remarkable purity, and a great, great finish, it's one of the most concentrated, impressive wines of the vintage, and might also be one of the longest lived. " Jeb Dunnuck
Why We Love This Second Growth Bordeaux
This particular vintage of Ducru Beaucaillou is a blockbuster in every sense. At 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot, this blend is in perfect harmony.
The palate explodes with power.
The fruit is long-lived.
The layers are palpable.
You will be rewarded with decades of enjoyment.
"Very exotic. WOW!" Wine Advocate