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4.75/5
RP
91
WS
91
RG
19
Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou 1970
Rare wines

Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou 1970

Second Growth -  - - Red
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$2,900 
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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou 1970
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Wine Advocate-Parker :
This wine has been fully mature and delicious for many years, so I was not surprised by how stunning this bottle was. It has always been an outstanding wine for the vintage - complex, rich, savory, and the quintessentially elegant Bordeaux. This beauty continues to reveal the fragrance and finesse that one expects from Lafite-Rothschild but so rarely finds. A fragrant, complex bouquet of cedar, herbs, vanillin, fruitcake, and coffee is followed by a soft, gentle, graciously-constructed wine with sweet layers of fruit. I am not sure how much longer the 1970 Ducru will keep, but from regular bottle, it is delicious and should be consumed. How nice it would be to have a stock of magnums of this wine in the cellar!
1.9.0