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    Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve (1.5 Liter) 2008
    Cabernet Sauvignon - Napa Valley, California

    Ratings

    • RP93
    • WS93
    Price: $250.00
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    Wine.com Quick Facts

    Professional Ratings: 93 Wine Spectator, 93 The Wine Advocate

    Region: Napa Valley, California

    Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon

    Other Info: Collectible Wines, Great Wine Gift

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 15.3%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 120636

    Winemaker's Notes:

    Handcrafted with cutting-edge winemaking worthy of our highest quality grapes, the 2008 Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon displays exceptionally complex, harmonious flavors. The deep aromas and expansive flavors are filled with blackberry, cassis, dark plum, mocha, black licorice and sweet, toasted oak spices. Barrel fermentation of a portion of the must (crushed grapes) in French oak barrels resulted in early integration of the opulent dark-fruit and new-oak character. This technique also enhanced the dense, rich texture and gave suppleness to the muscular tannins, while retaining long aging potential. This is our flagship wine to enjoy with life's most important celebrations.

    Critical Acclaim:

    Another brilliant offering is the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private Reserve. It possesses a dense ruby/purple color along with terrific structure, lots of creme de cassis, minerality, beautiful purity of black currants and cherries, a judicious touch of oak, and a full-bodied, structural profile that is almost Bordeaux-like. This complete, rich and promising effort should be a 25-30-year wine.

    93 Points
    Wine Spectator

    Another brilliant offering is the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon Georges de Latour Private Reserve. It possesses a dense ruby/purple color along with terrific structure, lots of creme de cassis, minerality, beautiful purity of black currants and cherries, a judicious touch of oak, and a full-bodied, structural profile that is almost Bordeaux-like. This complete, rich and promising effort should be a 25-30-year wine.

    93 Points
    The Wine Advocate
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