1987 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve 750ml

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1987 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve
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Reviews For This Wine


 
Wine Spectator | 91

Generous, soft and big, with a dark ruby color and mint, plum and smoke character. Full-bodied and very velvety, with lots of ripe berry and chocolate flavors and a long, long finish.--Georges de Latour Private Reserve vertical. 14,200 cases made.

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Author: James Suckling


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Score: 86
Author: dozman3
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 04/05/2013
Drink Dates: 2000-2002
this wine is finally pretty gone. a true beauty past its prime. drinkable but musty, woody and leaden. not spoiled but better suited to cooking.
Score: 93
Author: coffeemuse
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 06/11/2011
Drink Dates: 2011
Held up very nicely, great nose and long finish. Hints of green pepper
Score: 91
Author: ChrisCharlotte
Tasted On: 06/19/2010
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More Vintages and Sizes of BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve:

2004 (3.0L)
2004 (750ml)
2003 (750ml)
2001 (750ml)
1970 (750ml)

About This Producer


In 1900, when Georges de Latour's wife, Fernande, first laid eyes on the land that would become their original Rutherford vineyard, she named it "beau lieu," or "beautiful place." Shortly thereafter, de Latour sold his thriving cream of tartar business, bought the four-acre ranch and founded Beaulieu Vineyard with the vision of making Napa Valley wines that would rival those of his native France. Today the winery continues to turn to innovative practices to craft wines in a bold, classic style. They have become a leader in clonal research, and the BV Clone Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon wines are highly acclaimed. Most recently a new state-of-the-art winery was completed within one of the original buildings. The Georges de Latour Private Reserve Winery utilizes the latest technology in combination with time-honored traditions for the production of this exceptional, wine-the longtime benchmark of Rutherford Cabernet.

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