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2009 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Le Petit Caillou, Saint-Julien, France

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Wine Notes

Ownership: Jean-Eugene Borie.

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $39   From: $34   To: $46

Score: 87  
The Wine-Searcher score of 87/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score
87/100  
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Price History for 2009 Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou Le Petit Caillou, Saint-Julien, France
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Grape Variety

A Bordeaux Blend, at its most basic, is any combination of those grape varieties typically used to make the red wines of Bordeaux. The phrase, which seems to have originated with British wine merchants in the 19th Century, relates as much to wines made from the blend as to the grape variety combination itself (© Copyright material, Wine-Searcher.com). Far from being an officially defined or legal term, it is almost never used for wine-labeling purposes (although it occasionally appears on back labels). Its equivalent in the United States is Meritage, which is not only legally defined, but also a registered trademark.

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Region
  • Saint-Julien is a small but important appellation of the Haut-Medoc district of Bordeaux in south-western France. Its reputation is based on its status as a reliable source of consistently elegant, age-worthy wines.

    Sandwiched between the more famous appellations of Pauillac and Margaux, Saint-Julien is sometimes unfairly overlooked because it does not have a first-growth chateau. Pauillac has three of the five Medoc first growths and Margaux has one. The ...more

  • The Medoc district of Bordeaux, amid its coastal lagoons, sand dunes and pine forests, is home to four of the world's most prestigious wine villages: Pauillac, Margaux, Saint-Estephe and ...more

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