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1975 Ducru Beaucaillou St Julien Red Blend
Varietal: Bordeaux Blend
Vintage: 1975
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Rating:  87
Quantity: 38 available
Price: $157.50
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1975 Ducru Beaucaillou St Julien Red Blend
Condition:
I have never been a fan of this wine. I lost confidence in it when it was around ten years of age because of its hard, angular, austere, tannic style. In the most recent tasting, the wine exhibited more ripe fruit than I had previously noticed. There is still plenty of astringent, aggressive tannin, but the balance is better, and the wine reveals a complex, earthy, cedar, curranty nose with dried fruit and herb components, full body, and a classic, old style personality. It displays more finesse and character than it did at a younger age. Like many 1975s, it will keep for 20+ years ... but will the fruit hold up RP
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