Georges de Latour Private Reserve

Beaulieu Vineyard, Georges de Latour Private Reserve, 2016

RRP £50

A wine whose Rutherford credentials simply leap out of the glass. It’s alive: luscious dark spiced fruit, mint, eucalyptus, black cherry, generous and creamy. The palate is all texture, dark chocolate, dry fine-grained tannins: Rutherford dust. The minerality is seductive too, a mouthwatering note of wet stone which in time (30 years?) will develop to a herbaceous, river-mud perfume. This is a magnificent wine that I would unhesitatingly buy by the case to open a bottle once a year.

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Alcohol

14.9%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2023 - 2050

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere

UK Stockist

Join the Club

Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to read our latest features and reviews, get exclusive offers, and learn about upcoming events.


By signing up to our newsletter you confirm that you have read our Privacy Policy.