2007 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve 750ml

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2007 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve
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Reviews For This Wine


 
International Wine Cellar | 93

Good full red with ruby highlights. Sexy aromas of redcurrant, cherry, strawberry and cedar. Opulent and thick but very young, with an element of inner-mouth floral lift I did not find in the 2006. Here the substantial, firm tannins are sweeter, allowing the berry and floral flavors to linger and build. Stambor describes this as a better-structured version of the 1997. Certainly the best vintage for this wine in recent years.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 150

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Wine Advocate | 95

The phenomenal 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve Georges de Latour is the greatest BV Private Reserve made since the 1970 and 1968. The good news is 11,000 cases were produced. The return of this superb Napa classic is fabulous news, and the brilliance of this wine is evidenced by its opaque purple color and its big, sweet, blackberry, cassis, subtle smoke, graphite, and spicy oak-scented nose. Dense and full-bodied with sweet but substantial tannins, thrilling levels of concentration, texture, and richness, and a heady finish, this wine will benefit from 4-5 years of bottle age, and last three decades or more. It's time to once again fill your cellars with the BV Private Reserve, one of the historic names in California wine folklore.

Drink Dates: 2013-2043
Author: Robert Parker
Issue: 186

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Wine Spectator | 91

Firm, ripe, rich and concentrated, full-bodied and tightly focused, with a chewy core of dried currant, mineral, fresh earth, spice, black licorice and dried sage, gaining weight, depth and density and ending with a potent, full-bodied finish.

Drink Dates: 2011-2018
Author: James Laube


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Score: 92
Author: rdalehite
Trust Rating: 92
Tasted On: 11/27/2014
Nice bottle, very elegant. Let breathe for 1.5 hours and decanted. Early signs of ripe fruit mellowed out to a very rich, dark chocolate on the tongue. Mild finish.
Score: 94
Author: flwine
Trust Rating: 95
Tasted On: 08/01/2014
Score: 91
Author: Anonymous Author
Tasted On: 08/09/2013
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Author: Delaney Susan
Tasted On: 06/23/2011
Gift from Adam 2010
More Vintages and Sizes of BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve:

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