STYLE Edit: Château Ducru-Beaucaillou celebrates 300 years of exceptional wine with a limited-edition 2020 vintage – and the powerful flavours are bottled in nebuchadnezzars, too
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This year, Château Ducru-Beaucaillou celebrates three centuries of exceptional winemaking with a limited-edition 2020 vintage. The vintage is a testament to the commitment to quality and craftsmanship that has been the hallmark of the winery since its foundation.
The 2020 vintage was produced from the estate’s Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes, resulting in a full-bodied red wine with notes of cassis, blackberry, and plum. The powerful flavours are bottled in the iconic Nebuchadnezzar, a 15-litre bottle, which pays homage to the Napoleonic era when the wine was first produced.
The winery is renowned for producing some of the best and most sought-after wines in the world, so the release of this special edition is an exciting event. The 2020 vintage is the first of its kind to be released and is limited to 800 bottles. The bottles are presented in wooden boxes, each containing a numbered plaque, and are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
The 2020 vintage is a fitting tribute to the winery’s long history of producing exceptional wines. The unique and limited-edition Nebuchadnezzar bottles will provide a moment of indulgence for those lucky enough to be able to purchase one.
For wine connoisseurs, the 2020 vintage is an opportunity to experience the remarkable craftsmanship that has been passed down and improved upon through the generations. It is also an opportunity to enjoy a piece of history, as the wine celebrates the 300th anniversary of the founding of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou.
Lovers of fine wine can now indulge in the rare and special 2020 vintage of Château Ducru-Beaucaillou, a wine that is sure to be remembered for years to come.