Classified as a prestigiousSecond Growthin the original Bordeaux Classification of 1855, and often considered the archetypal Saint-Julien, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou owes its name to the beautiful stones that characterize its gravel-rich soil.
Perched on a magnificent emplacement of the Médoc, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou enjoys an unimpeded view over the Gironde estuary.
The origins of the estate date back to the early 18th century. The Bergeron family acquired it in 1720 and it rapidly gained reputation. Ducru-Beaucaillou’s fine wines are a favorite of the respected wine-writer and Wall Street Journalist, Jay McInerney.
Bruno-Eugène Borie now manages the estate, the third Borie family-generation entrusted in producing its fine wines. Ducru-Beaucaillou is one of the rare classified growths inhabited by its owners all the year round.
Ducru-Beaucaillou's vineyards consist of 50 hectares planted to Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, producing a sublime second wine, La Croix de Beaucaillou.
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