Chateau Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse 2004
|Brand||Chateau Beausejour Duffau Lagarrosse|
|Region||Bordeaux, St. Emilion|
Collectible ? Well, not to in the first place to generate a return in investment. Of course this price will go up, but a Beausejour Duffau 2004, comparable with the 2000 of this chateau (!), will give so much joy. Especially given the price. We bought a large batch for a very nice price, so we can offer for a "drinking" price. Top level St Emilion, try 1 bottle and you will buy the case !
Performing better out of bottle than it did from cask, this brilliant terroir has produced an elegant, dense ruby-colored, medium-bodied 2004 (2,666 cases) with complex aromatics of raspberries, blueberries, crushed rocks, and spring flowers. Not a powerful, muscular effort, it reveals pure, sweet fruit in its delicate personality. Give it 1-2 years of cellaring and drink it over the following 10-15.
Winespectator / James Suckling (91)
Wonderful blackberry and crushed raspberry aromas follow through to a full-bodied palate, with velvety tannins and a long, caressing finish. Balanced and long, with a lot in reserve. I like it as much as the 2000.
Rene Gabriel rates this wine 18/20 points.