An icon of the left bank, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou is undoubtedly one of the greatest names in the Bordeaux region. The 2nd Classified Growth in the Official Classification of 1855 embodies the perfect model of a great Saint-Julien. Acquired by the Borie family in 1941, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou takes its name from its extraordinary terroir. Under the leadership of the determined and talented Bruno Borie, Ducru-Beaucaillou has become one of the greatest wines of Saint-Julien.
The Château Ducru-Beaucaillou vineyard is situated along the river and planted in soils of gravel dating from the Günz Ice Age. Located near the Gironde estuary, the vines enjoy an exceptional microclimate and the river, which acts as a thermoregulator.
A new wine from Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, the Madame de Beaucaillou Hommage à Madame Eugène Borie pays tribute to the woman who served as the President of the Supervisory Board from 1998 to 2020 and to the former female owners of this iconic reference of Saint-Julien. The Madame de Beaucaillou Hommage à Madame Eugène Borie is made from vines in Haut-Médoc, acquired through marriage by Madame Eugène-Borie. This cuvée is vinified in the cellars of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou by the property's technical teams.
12 months in Bordeaux barrels, 20% new oak and the rest in barrels of one previous wine.
The Madame de Beaucaillou Hommage à Madame Eugène Borie 2019 presents a bright and deep colour with purple reflections. Full of charm, the aromatic bouquet reveals fresh notes of black fruit and subtle floral fragrances of violet. Aeration reveals delicate spicy and woody notes. Upon attack, the wine caresses the palate with its silky tannins. A wine of great pleasure, this cuvée from Château Ducru-Beaucaillou will delight with its gourmet and subtle character those who love the fine red wines of Haut-Médoc.