Georges de Latour Private Reserve

Beaulieu Vineyard, Georges de Latour Private Reserve, 1998

Superb, really fresh and bright, with tannic grip and racy acidity. The texture is all white pepper and dark chocolate with perfume: top notes of violet and sweet clove, along with ripe dark fruit. Very good precise tannic structure, which seems very young. This is made primarily of clones 4 and 6, the two clones selected by BV and UC Davis as the most ideally suited to the Rutherford terroir. Their character – lush cherry and cassis and beautifully-structured tannins, is evident in the wine.

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Alcohol

13.6%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2030

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

Secondary market

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