2005 Beaulieu Vineyard Tapestry Reserve
206 Ratings
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206 Ratings
2005 Beaulieu Vineyard Tapestry Reserve

Wine Description

Aromas of ripe currant, plum and black cherry offer hints of spice, cedar and flowers. Elegant, balanced, complex and polished, finishing with firm tannins.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 1998 Vintage) A great package. A case of Beaulieu - BV 1998 Tapestry Reserve and a free The Rabbit Corkscrew(a $40 value) 1998 Tapestry Reserve Dark ruby in color, the 1998 Tapestry’s aromas evoke scents of black cherry, herbs, vanilla-oak and some black pepper. Medium-full bodied, the wine’s fruit flavors are at the forefront; cherry and blackcurrant, followed by nuances of licorice, dark chocolate and peppercorn. Fleshy yet backed by firm, ripe tannins, the finish shows some torrefaction notes from the oa...

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Aromas of ripe currant, plum and black cherry offer hints of spice, cedar and flowers. Elegant, balanced, complex and polished, finishing with firm tannins.

Expert Reviews
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    12% Merlot; 4% Cabernet Franc; 2% Malbec; 2% Petit Verdot. Nicely assembled red and black cherry fruit aromas are joined by suggestions of vanilla beans and rich loam, and while this wine has some of the same attractive elements as the bottlings above, it is less complete overall and seemingly less keen in its focus. Its pieces are in good proportion, and a grabby edge of tannin will go away with a bit of bottle age.