1992 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve 750ml

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley/ Red / Cabernet Sauvignon
1992 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve
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Score: 92
Author: jchrisc
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 10/17/2010
Score: 91
Author: Bryon
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 09/04/2010
Drink Dates: 2010-2011
I give this wine a high rating due to its ability to stay good. After 18 years the color is garnet, the clarity is perfect. The weight is good but not has heavy as a typical cabernet. The fruit comes right from the start and lasts to the finish. The rutherford dust is no longer there but that is it. This is Great age worthy wine! I wish I had more to drink.

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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