Beaulieu Vineyard Cabernet Private Reserve Georges de Latou 2009

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When Georges and Fernande de Latour first traveled to the heart of Napa Valley in 1900, Fernande took one look at the lovely Rutherford expanse and... Read more

Bold, rich and concentrated, focused on a dense core of blackberry, cherry, red and black licorice. Firmly tannic and chewy, with subtle earthy not... Read more

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External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
03/05/2013

When Georges and Fernande de Latour first traveled to the heart of Napa Valley in 1900, Fernande took one look at the lovely Rutherford expanse and exclaimed "beau lieu," or "beautiful place."


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
06/29/2013

Bold, rich and concentrated, focused on a dense core of blackberry, cherry, red and black licorice. Firmly tannic and chewy, with subtle earthy notes at the foundation. Best from 2014 through 2026. 8,400 cases made. -JL The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private Reserve is a radiant, fleshy wine endowed with layers of dark red fruit, licorice, spices and freshly cut flowers. It shows striking depth and purity, while retaining elements of classicism that are very attractive. Everything about the 2009 is first-class. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2029. Bright ruby-red. Deep aromas of cassis, black cherry, licorice and spice, complemented by a very ripe chocolatey quality. Broad, lush and ripe on the palate, a step beyond the winerys other 2009s in texture and depth. Wonderfully fine-grained wine in the style of the year, with ripe cassis and chocolate flavors offering early appeal. The wines dusty, ripe tannins spread out to saturate the p...


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453542 Snooth User: Mr Dolce
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3.50 5
09/23/2013

Winemaker's Notes:

"Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has been widely recognized as the benchmark Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford since its inaugural 1936 vintage. This wine consistently reveals the personality of its unique origins—what Andre Tchelistcheff famously termed Rutherford Dust, with bold, classic varietal character." -Winery

"Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has been widely recognized as the benchmark Cabernet Sauvignon from Rutherford since its inaugural 1936 vintage. This wine consistently reveals the personality of its unique origins—what Andre Tchelistcheff famously termed Rutherford Dust, with bold, classic varietal character." -Winery

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