(2009 Vintage) 2009 Beaulieu Vineyard Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon captures this area with briary blackberry, dark plum, black cherry, chocolate and tobacco leaf. The famous Rutherford Dust gives the wine cocoa-powder tannins and texture, while well-integrated oak adds toasty mocha notes to the generous aromas and expansive flavors.
WE 92 - There is an explosion of blackberry fruit, earthiness as you kick up some dust and a hint of dried leaf character." With opulent dark berry, black cherry, cocoa, anise, forest loam and mineral notes, the wine has well-integrated oak spices that heighten alongside fruity aromas for a long, lingering finish.
Wine Spectator(1993 Vintage) Rating: 83/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/96
Wine Spectator(1990 Vintage) Rating: 85/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/93
Robert Parker(2012 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 10/21/2014