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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou

The impressive Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou (Saint-Julien appellation) sits majestically in the center of the estate, majestically watching over its extensive and beautiful vineyards.  Founded in 1720, the 245 hectare estate (100ha planted with vines) has been owned and operated by the Borie family, who resides at the estate, for over 60 years.  Ducru-Beacaillou’s unique name is derived from the “beau caillou”, ... Read More »

BurdiGala Series: Saint Julien – commanding and robust or sensuous and smooth?

For the third installment in our series dedicated to the producers participating in New York’s first ever Bordeaux tasting and dinner event, BurdiGala, we are traveling further up the banks of the Garonne to Saint-Julien. Saint-Julien: a beautiful landscape The appellation of Saint-Julien, which comprises just over 5.5% of Medoc vineyards, counts Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot as dominant grape varieties, although traces of Petit ... Read More »

Chateau Palmer and Chateau d’Issan: two of Margaux’s finest

Chateau Palmer : Aspiring to excellence, sharing common values, and acting on them Chateau Palmer’s 55 hectares of vineyards can be found nestled in the heart of the prestigious Margaux appellation. According to the Chateau, “the place of origin is the vineyard. Everything comes from there: the grandeur of the wine, its noblesse, and its identity.” This attitude emphasizes the ... Read More »

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