Château Ducru-Beaucaillou Saint-Julien Red Bordeaux Blend 2003 (375ml)

9.478 ratings on Delectable
$99.99

Intense aromas of blackberry, currant and cherry. Full-bodied, with masses of big, velvety tannins and a finish that lasts for minutes. A blockbuster. A classic big, juicy claret. Best after 2012... Wine Spectator

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Ratings on Delectable

Parag Lalit Delectable Pro

Typical St Julien seduction. The consistency of this wine is just mind blowing. Depth, elegance and gourmandise would best describe it. Much more to offer in the coming years.

Typical St Julien seduction. The consistency of this wine is just mind blowing. Depth, elegance and gourmandise would best describe it. Much more to offer in the coming years.

9.8

Robert Cunningham Delectable Pro

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

More modern in style than traditional. Quite extracted

More modern in style than traditional. Quite extracted

9.1

Jeff Sarfino Delectable Pro

VP Sales and Marketing Lanterna Distributors, inc

Classic Ducru - The 2003 starts with notes of dark cherry and berry fresh and rich fruit but still structured with good length. The aromatics have become expressive with the time in bottle

Classic Ducru - The 2003 starts with notes of dark cherry and berry fresh and rich fruit but still structured with good length. The aromatics have become expressive with the time in bottle

9.3

Steven Foster Delectable Pro

Wine buyer Belmont Wine Exchange

Year after year we revisit this. Always approachable. Ever classy.

Year after year we revisit this. Always approachable. Ever classy.

8.7

Tom Kobylarz Delectable Pro

Managed very well for the vintage, rolling along with 11 years of age gracefully. #ducrubeaucaillou #supersecondgrowth #stjulien

Managed very well for the vintage, rolling along with 11 years of age gracefully. #ducrubeaucaillou #supersecondgrowth #stjulien

9.3

Craig Brown Delectable Pro

Smooth and elegant. Wowser!

Smooth and elegant. Wowser!

9.7

James Parker Huston, CWE Delectable Pro

Sommelier Charlie Palmer

Pretty little pebbles.

Pretty little pebbles.

9.6

Chris Walsh Delectable Pro

Partner Balanced Wine Selections

I don't drink as much Bordeaux as I once did, so it's nice to revisit on occasion. This is a nice drink that for me only suffers due to a hint of heat given the year and a touch of green tannin. Otherwise, the fruit seems fresh and the body is full. I think this is nearing its apex and should hold there for a spell, but I don't think there is a ton of upside.

I don't drink as much Bordeaux as I once did, so it's nice to revisit on occasion. This is a nice drink that for me only suffers due to a hint of heat given the year and a touch of green tannin. Otherwise, the fruit seems fresh and the body is full. I think this is nearing its apex and should hold there for a spell, but I don't think there is a ton of upside.

Stanislav Lobanov

(17.5/20) Зрелый, сложный аромат вишнёвого и черничного джемов, сухих красных лесных ягод, шоколада, табака и специй. Довольно интенсивные, чуть суховатые танины. Отличная насыщенность во вкусе. Продолжительное послевкусие.

(17.5/20) Зрелый, сложный аромат вишнёвого и черничного джемов, сухих красных лесных ягод, шоколада, табака и специй. Довольно интенсивные, чуть суховатые танины. Отличная насыщенность во вкусе. Продолжительное послевкусие.

9.4

XiǎoYì Liú

Decanted, beautiful and elegant on the nose. Cherry, black fruit, dried fruit, great acidity, very well balanced.

Decanted, beautiful and elegant on the nose. Cherry, black fruit, dried fruit, great acidity, very well balanced.

9.0