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Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private Reserve Napa Valley
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Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) with deep, ripe aromas of crushed blackberries, dark cherries, bittersweet chocolate and violets. The highly saturated black-fruit flavors echo the aromas as they expand across the palate and persiston the finish. Nuances of toffee and toasted oak spices, from aging in 100 percent new French oak barrels, add even more complexity.

Winemaker's Notes

Dark ruby-violet in color, the 1999 Georges de Latour demonstrates the benefits of judicious green-harvesting during a difficult vintage. Strongly aromatic, the wine reveals classic Rutherford scents of black-cherry, mineral, green and black peppercorn with anise. The flavors are ripe, yet less opulent than in 1998, reflecting the long cool growing season. Rich in berry , mineral , and mild herb flavors, with a supple, lively texture and very fruit forward, the fine, yet firm tannins provide a so...

Napa Valley. Beaulieu may have been the victim of unflattering commentary from the popular wine press lately, but this deep, well-constructed Cabernet comes without caveat or flaw, and its expressive ...

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    Drank Dec 2011- decent bu7 no 1997

    almost 4 years
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