2002 Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private Reserve Napa Valley
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesNapa Valley. This much esteemed label has seen its share of ups and downs over the years, but the stuff in the bottle in 2002 is the best we have seen in a good many. Its close-to-classic nose of currants and dust and pencil-lead spice gives way to complex and wonderfully deep varietal flavors that marry generous fruit with lovely oak and flashes of minerals and loam. It is firmed by ample tannins to finish, but its fruit refuses to quit, and, what is a most impressive wine even now, will only ge...
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 95 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>
User Tasting Note
Fellow Drync'rFantastic classic big cab.