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Chateau Branaire Ducru Duluc De Branaire Ducru 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - Shows a little flash, with roasted mesquite and apple wood notes playing off each other, followed by a velvety core of plum sauce,...
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Chateau Branaire Ducru St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 94 - This wine is more backward than I would have normally expected, but nevertheless, it is very impressive. The 2010 Branaire-Ducru...
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Chateau Ducru-Beaucaillou St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 99-100 - I can't believe the precision and complexity in this wine. This is really amazing with minerals, berries, currants and blackberries....
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Chateau Lagrange Saint Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 90-93 - This is precise, with pure, unadorned cassis, blackberry and black cherry fruit flavors woven with toasty vanilla and anise. Offers a...
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Chateau Lalande-Borie St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 89-92 - Another sleeper of the vintage from Bruno Borie, this 2010 is atypically powerful, rich and concentrated, with loads of sweet black...
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Chateau Leoville Las Cases St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 99 - Stunning and pure from the get-go, with intense cassis and blackberry fruit. Ultimately takes a slightly austere approach, with a...
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Chateau Talbot St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 94 - One of the best Talbots over recent years, and possibly the best since the 1986 and 1982, this sexy juggernaut of a wine struts forth...
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Clos Du Marquis St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 93 - This has a lush edge, with seamlessly layered blueberry, blackberry and boysenberry fruit, along with a racy graphite edge and a back...
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Connetable Talbot St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 91 - Lovely ripe Cabernet with currant and chocolate character. Full and silky with fine tannins. Impressive for a second wine. - James...
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La Croix De Beaucaillou St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 90 - Coming from a totally separate vineyard, this blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot sports a dramatic label designed by Jade...
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Les Fiefs De Lagrange St. Julien 2010 750ml

Rated 89-92 - Pure and direct, with a rock-solid beam of cassis, blackberry and sweet spice backed by nice tarry grip on the finish. A very solid...

2010 Red Bordeaux St. Julien

There are few regions in the world with stricter regulations in regards to wine production and grape varietals than those found in Bordeaux, France. Here, in the home of the world's finest wines, the type and quality of grapes used is of utmost importance, and the legendary wineries which work on the banks of the Gironde river have mastered the careful art of juice blending to find the perfect balance for their produce. Whilst there are six 'official' Bordeaux grapes, the two key varietals for almost every fine Bordeaux wine are Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, and with good reason. Whilst Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are renowned for their acidity and astringency, strong fruit and spice flavors and full body, Merlot grapes are notably rounded, soft, fleshy and lighter on tannin. The combination of these two varietals, along with a small percentage of (commonly) Petit Verdot or Cabernet Franc, is the perfect balancing act – the two grape varietals cancel out each others weaker points, and accentuate all that is good about the other.

Saint-Julien-Beychevelle is a commune on the left bank of the Garonne estuary in the Gironde department in Aquitaine in south-western France, that produces red wine.

The village lies 15 km (9.3 mi) northwest of Bordeaux and is considered by some to be the most underrated of the four major wine growing appellations of the Medoc.

The 9 km2 (3.5 sq mi) of vineyards around the villages of St-Julien and Beychevelle produce wine of relative lightness and balance. Its strength stems from the quality of its soil – the characteristic layer of gravel forcing the roots of the vine to go to extra depth to reach its nutrients, as well as retaining additional heat to see it through the cooling winds from the Atlantic away to the west.

St-Julien contains no First Growths but it does have estates ranked as Second, Third and Fourth Growths in the Bordeaux Wine Official Classification of 1855.