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2006 BV - Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon - USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley - Red

USA - California - Napa - Napa Valley

Red Cabernet Sauvignon
Producer Notes

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... More »

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Comm: 2013-2025 VF: 2008-2021

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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 150
Author PurpleTeeth
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.221%
Tasted On 07/04/2015
Drink Dates 2017-2025

This showed the classic Georges de Latour profile, showing black cherries, "scorched earth" (to use a Robert Parker-ism) and a little bit of brett, however the finish was relatively short for this wine. My guess is, in three or four years, this should become more complex and "settled", but the finish will always remain relatively short. Nevertheless, I really enjoyed this "class in a glass."

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Author rdalehite
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 93.561%
Tasted On 01/06/2015
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Author RalphTs
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Tasted On 04/14/2015

what a cabernet should taste like

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Author flwine
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.682%
Tasted On 08/07/2014
Drink Dates 2010-2026
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Author fpark
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Tasted On 07/11/2011
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A flawed bottle may be affected by cork taint, heat (maderized), oxidation, or excessive sulfur. Additionally, some people consider wines tainted by Brettanomyces (Brett), a non-spore forming genus of yeast, a flaw although there is much controversy surrounding the subject.
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