A pronounced aromas of cassis and cherry with nuances of graphite, cocoa and spice.
The palate is full-bodied with a firm core of fine-grained, polished tannins, enveloped with densely concentrated, and defined fruits giving a voluptuous, supple texture. Finely balanced, very persistent finish. Striking presence.
Regular topping-up during the first six months, racked by gravity, every two or three months with a total of four rackings. Sterile bottling under inert oenological gas. First category 49 mm natural cork closure.
La Croix Ducru-Beaucaillou 2020 will age for twelve months in Bordeaux barrels, 60% in new oak and the balance in one-year old barrels (twelve months). Certified French oak, naturally matured outdoors for a guaranteed minimum of three years.
Dense violet colour.