1991 Beaulieu Vineyards Private Reserve Georges de Latour Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ml

1991 Beaulieu Vineyards Private Reserve Georges de Latour Cabernet Sauvignon - 750ml

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1991 Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

Beaulieu Vineyard is a historically significant winery in California's Rutherford AVA that has been producing wine for more than a century. During Prohibition, it managed to obtain a contract to supply sacramental wine to churches, meaning it was able to remain in production between 1920 and 1933 when the Volstead Act was repealed. This makes Beaulieu one of the longest continually operational wineries in the United States.

The company was founded in 1900 by Georges de Latour. His background was not in winemaking or vineyard management, so he hired famed enologist André Tchelistcheff to come to Rutherford to establish the estate. Tchelistcheff went on to create the prestige cuvée Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, and mentored many of the next generation of Napa winemakers, including Robert Mondavi, Mike Grgich and Joe Heitz.


Product Details

Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 1991
Rating 92 RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Beaulieu
Color Red
Wine Type Table

Robert Parker

Robert Parker 1991 Beaulieu Vineyards Private Reserve Georges de Latour Cabernet Sauvignon - Despite being owned by a huge international corporation, BV appears to be returning to the glorious form it exhibited in the fifties, sixties and early seventies. That was noticeable with several of the wines I reviewed last year. 

Wine Spectator

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Winery Details

Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 1991
Rating 92 RP
Bottle Size 750 ml
Bottle Quantity 1
Country USA
Region California
Location North Coast
Producer Beaulieu
Color Red
Wine Type Table

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