17-BeaulieuVineyard-GeorgesdeLatourPrivateReserveCabernetSauvignon-NapaValley-1985

Beaulieu Vineyard, Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 1985

RRP £110

The remains of a charming youth hover round this wine. The nose has stewed fruit and black truffle with a bit of undisturbed forest floor. There’s cedar and leather but it’s all a bit cooked, kirsch and licorice adding interest but they are no match against a palate becoming porty with age. The finish is short and drying. Another curiosity, of academic interest only.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Cabernet Sauvignon

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2020

Origin

Country

USA

Region

California

Sub-region

Napa Valley AVA

Tasting Information

Name of Tasting

Napa tasting recommendations

Type of Tasting

Tasting feature

Blind

No

Tasted by

Adam Lechmere, Dave Allen, Romain Bourger, Alistair Viner

UK Stockist

Global Stockist

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