Moncharm | Château Ducru Beaucaillou 2009
Moncharm thinks if there were a reward for guessing the best 21st century wine 20 years from now, every wine-tester would put their bets on the Château Ducru Beaucaillou 2009. This wine is like a sleeping giant who will engulf all the excellent wines produced in 2000, 2003 and 2005. Ducru Beaucaillou 2009 is a wonderful amalgamation of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot.It has a bold inky purple colour which accompanies a bouquet of intertwined aromas of graphite, blueberries, creme de cassis, violets, blueberries and liquorice. The palate is full-bodied and intense with an astounding purity and character. The wine needs a minimum cellaring of 7 to 10 years and can easily last for half a century.
Ducru Beaucaillou is among the pioneers of wine produced in the Medoc region. History suggests that Ducru Beaucaillou dates all the way back to 13th century. Today, it is producing some of the most quintessential labels and all this because of the virtuoso of the current proprietor of the estate Bruno Borie and the fact that only the best of grapes are used for production of these labels.
Renowned for tremendously elegant and consistent wines, Saint-Julien is located between the Pauliac and Margaux. It has the highest number of classified estates in complete Bordeaux. Almost 80% of the regions productions come from 11 classed estates. This region is home to estates like Léoville Châteaux, Léoville-Las Cases, Léoville Poyferré and Léoville-Barton and Ducru-Beaucaillou, all of these estates are noteworthy because of their premium quality wines.