53499
4 Ratings
Beaulieu Vineyard Reserve Clone 6 Cabernet Sauvignon Rutherford

Wine Details

Winemaker's Notes

The accelerated ripening conditions of this vintage gave BV an opportunity to produce one of our most opulent, forward, and fleshy wines to date. The wine sports a solid, youthful ruby-violet color. Ripe, aromas of cedar, licorice-cocoa, currant, mint and vanilla-oak predominate. Medium-full bodied, this 1996 vintage Cabernet shows a fine velvety texture on entry, followed by fine-grained tannins that add a measure of structure to the juicy flavors. Soft and supple, luscious and forward, we n...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator