1999 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve 750ml

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WS 91-94   Collector 93
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Professional Reviews For This Wine


Wine Spectator | Rating: 91-94

Firm structure and plenty of stuffing here, with cedary currant, wild berry, currant and spice, and firm tannins.

Author: James Laube


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Collector Reviews For This Wine


Rating: 90
Author: Bryon
Trust Rating: 98
Tasted On: 02/03/2013
Drink Dates: 2013-2015
Shared this at the Grumm's Super Bowl Party. Good drink! Good color and Clarity. A littlemore to it than the 1997 I had the night before. All the same characteristics. Very Nice.

Rating: 92
Author: jchrisc
Trust Rating: 94
Tasted On: 10/05/2011

Rating: 96
Author: Cadby
Trust Rating: 75
Tasted On: 11/22/2008

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Average rating: 92, based on 4 reviews
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1426 bottles owned by 472 collectors.

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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.

Wine Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon


Cabernet Sauvignon is perhaps the world's best known red variety, with its full-bodied, intense profile. An offspring of Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc, it is the primary grape of Bordeaux's Left Bank (Medoc and Graves regions) and the Napa Valley, but can be found growing all over the world. Typical descriptors for Cabernet Sauvignon are cassis, cedar, mint, black pepper, eucalyptus, and pencil lead.

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