Château Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 1985

$199

For sheer elegance, charm, and finesse, the 1985 Ducru-Beaucaillou has it all. The wine is close to full maturity, yet retains a vibrancy and youthfulness that is unusual for a 1985. The generous flavors are soft, but not flabby. The wine possesses outstanding concentration yet is elegant and refreshing. This is a beautifully knit, harmonious Ducru. Robert Parker

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Shana Wall Delectable Pro

#1985 #ChateauDucruBeaucaillou (one of the oldest Bordeaux Wine producing Estates in the Medoc & named after the Large Stones that cover their unique soil!) Salty Goodness, Tobacco, Blackberry, Cassis, Red Cherry, Black Plum... Vinified in stainless steel vats. This wine glides down your throat. A very smooth ride. :)

#1985 #ChateauDucruBeaucaillou (one of the oldest Bordeaux Wine producing Estates in the Medoc & named after the Large Stones that cover their unique soil!) Salty Goodness, Tobacco, Blackberry, Cassis, Red Cherry, Black Plum... Vinified in stainless steel vats. This wine glides down your throat. A very smooth ride. :)

9.2

Jesse Mallgren Delectable Pro

Black cherry, wet mushroom, cellar, barnyard, walnut shell, current, old strawberries #bordeaux #stjulien #oldworldwine #oldwine #wineporn

Black cherry, wet mushroom, cellar, barnyard, walnut shell, current, old strawberries #bordeaux #stjulien #oldworldwine #oldwine #wineporn

9.0

Jeff Harding Delectable Pro

Subtle

Subtle

10

Trey Shelton

85 is apparently the year for this wine. Couldn't be more smooth, yet bursting with rich flavor. The taste lingers ever so slightly making you wish it would never end.

85 is apparently the year for this wine. Couldn't be more smooth, yet bursting with rich flavor. The taste lingers ever so slightly making you wish it would never end.

9.6

Alexandre Calvi Delectable Pro

Not the most regarded vintage but a great tension, superb freshness and a fruit just ripe. Cedar, mushroom

Not the most regarded vintage but a great tension, superb freshness and a fruit just ripe. Cedar, mushroom

9.7

Knightsbridge Wine Shoppe Delectable Pro

Recorked in 2011. Red currant, tobacco leaf, gripping and long finish.

Recorked in 2011. Red currant, tobacco leaf, gripping and long finish.

9.4

Alexis Davis Iaconis Delectable Pro

Hospitality Director Copain Wines

Bretty! Soft and still fruit present

Bretty! Soft and still fruit present

8.9

Anjoleena Griffin-Holst Delectable Pro

Wine Director Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa

Oh yeah...

Oh yeah...

10

Manny Abascal

I was not familiar with this vintage (85). Balanced, great wine

I was not familiar with this vintage (85). Balanced, great wine

9.4

Diana Cohen

We loved this wine , cherry , chocolate notes , smooth, great body. Super special wine . Had at the Ginsberg wedding

We loved this wine , cherry , chocolate notes , smooth, great body. Super special wine . Had at the Ginsberg wedding

9.6

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