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Ducru 2009 does it again

Dear Wine Lover,


Yesterday we had the chance to taste Ducru Beaucaillou 2009 together with the owner Bruno Borie (photo attached) who flew in from Bordeaux to attend to a very special Ducru Beaucaillou dinner we hosted at our premises in Melano. We had the chance to taste the greatest recent vintage, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006 and the legend 2009 yesterday and today again as we had a Materclass with Bruno Borie together with all our sales team (other photo attached). As you may know Ducru Beaucaillou 2009 was declared world’s best Cabernet blend during a blind tasting of a group of tasters which included several Master of wines and many other wine experts!! Despite the presence of all five Bordeaux first growths in the tasting, the second growth property from Saint-Julien gained the highest average score. At the dinner of yesterday the result was the same. Even if especially the 2000 and 2005 were amazing all 30 guests and our whole sales team agreed once again that Ducru 2009 was the clear winner of the evening and of todays tasting!


The 2009 Ducru Beaucaillou is the best to date according to Bruno Borie himself and also following the wine critics, it received a perfect score from both René Gabriel and Robert Parker, a fairly rare occurrence limited to a selected few of the 2009s. Robert Parker states that: “The 2009 Ducru Beaucaillou will eclipse the brilliant wines produced in 2005, 2003 and 2000.” and Gabriel thinks that ”this is most likely the best Ducru Beaucaillou ever”.  Another important thing to consider is that it is the first Ducru Beaucaillou which ever got 100 Parker points and only the second time that it got 20 points by René Gabriel after the iconic 1961 vintage.


We thought to make this offer really irresistible for you as you did not purchase this vintage, at least from us, yet. Special price for 12 bottles and 36 bottles, don’t let this chance slip away:


75.0 cl Château Ducru Beaucaillou - St. Julien - 2009 CHF 295.00 (CHF 318.60 Vat included)

For 12 bottles at CHF 285.00 (CHF 307.80.00 Vat included)

For 36 bottles or more at CHF 275.00 (CHF 297.00 Vat included)

Robert Parker "100" Points: The 2009 Ducru Beaucaillou will eclipse the brilliant wines produced in 2005, 2003 and 2000. It will be interesting to see how the 2009 fares against the 2010 after twenty years of aging, but my money is on the 2009. A blend of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot that achieved 13.5% natural alcohol, this inky purple, unctuous wine possesses classic aromas of graphite, creme de cassis, blueberries, violets, licorice and Christmas fruitcake. Full-bodied and intense with Ducru’s inimitable elegance and purity, it should firm up in the bottle after 7-10 years of cellaring and last for 40-50 years. Magnificent! Bruno Borie has done a remarkable job at Ducru Beaucaillou.

René Gabriel "20" Points: 13: Mitteldunkel, etwas heller als direkt vergleichbare Weine des Jahrganges, viel Granat, zart lila am Rand. Die Nase ist ganz typisch Ducru, reife Pflaumen, Zedernholz, feine Pfeffernoten und Edelhölzer, dahinter füllig durch eine Nuance von Milchkaffee. Ein Bouquet mit royaler Konversation, subtil, gebildet, nachhaltig. Im Gaumen findet man eine Harmonie sondergleichen, alles ist am richtigen Ort, die Gerbstoffe von delikater Reife und Perfektion. Eine Traumtänzerin, hier kommt man nie auf die Idee, dass man von einem überladenen Jahrgang sprechen darf. Ist dies der mögliche «best Ducru ever»? Es ist zu vermuten! 20/20

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Values are for information. Wines are offered subject to remaining unsold. E&OE. Terms and Conditions Apply
Ducru Beaucaillou
St. Julien
75 cl 2009 100 96 295.00     

Wine available for immediate delivery.


Price per bottle in CHF – VAT included for deliveries within Switzerland, VAT excluded for export. Transport cost excluded. Offer subject to final confirmation and to be unsold E&OE

The Arvi Team


“The Swiss vault of fine and rare Wines”
Via Pedemonte di Sopra 1

Casella Postale 54
6818 Melano



Tel. +41 91 649 68 88

Fax +41 91 648 33 75

ARVI SA, Via Pedemonte di Sopra 1, Casella Postale 54, CH-6818 Melano, Switzerland
Tel. +41 91 649 68 88 Fax +41 91 648 33 75 info@arvi.ch

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