Château Ducru-Beaucaillou 'La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou-Beaucaillou' 2021 (Pre-Arrival)

Château Ducru-Beaucaillou 'La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou-Beaucaillou' 2021 (Pre-Arrival)

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Bordeaux Futures 2021 estimated arrival Summer 2024

 Appellation: Saint-Julien

Size: 750mL

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91-94 Jeb Dunnuck

"I'd put the 2021 La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou in the running for the best second wine of the vintage, and it ranks with most Grand Vins. Based on 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot, and the balance Petit Verdot, still resting in two-thirds new oak, it has gorgeous blue fruits, graphite, and some obvious minerality to go with a deep, medium-bodied, concentrated, remarkably pure style on the palate. It's a gorgeous wine."

92 Decanter

"Bramble tones, quite fragrant and rich blackberry notes on the nose. A dark soul with depth and intensity, this has such richness and power but restraint also. Concentrated with a directness and focus that drives it from start to finish aided by a linear vein of salinity, liquorice and blackcurrant fruit that all take the fore. Tannins are robust and grippy giving such an impressive structure that is so imposing in the mouth but retains a suave and endearing quality. Such charm and potential."

90-92 Wine Advocate

"Complex aromas of dark berries, sweet spices, licorice, cigar wrapper and loamy soil introduce the 2021 La Croix de Beaucaillou, a medium to full-bodied, seamless and layered wine that exhibits promising depth, concentration and structure in this challenging vintage. It's a blend of 64% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot—in other words, it contains at lot more Cabernet than usual."

Important information to note:

Given the recent lifting of tariffs, 2021 Bordeaux Futures are offered assuming no charges due to tariffs.  Should tariffs be in place at the time the of importation into the US, added costs as a result of the tariffs will be the responsibility of the buyer.

Shipping charges will be calculated and added at the time of delivery in the summer of 2024.