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La Croix de Beaucaillou

The second wine of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou; see there.

The winery is located in the commune of Saint-Julien in the Médoc (Bordeaux) in the area of the same name. The estate, which was created from a division of the Beychevelle Barony, was acquired in 1795 by the eponymous Bertrand Ducru. The second part of the name is derived from the pebble soil (beau caillou = beautiful pebble). In the 1855 Bordeaux Classification it was awarded second place...

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