2002 Beaulieu - BV Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon
93 Ratings
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93 Ratings
2002 Beaulieu - BV Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2010 Vintage) Grapes from sites throughout Napa Valley were harvested at optimal maturity, then de-stemmed and gently crushed into open-top stainless steel fermenters. Fermentation lasted 7-10 days, reaching a peak juice temperature of 80º F, before pressi_level2ng off at dryness. Fifteen percent of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation in barrel, contributing to a richer mid-palate texture and well-integrated new oak component. The wine was further aged in a variety of oak barrels prior to blending and bottling for 18 months in American and European oak barrels.

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Expert Reviews
  • Robert Parker
    (From 2012 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2014