An Oldie but a Goodie!

When my distributor first told me he had a closeout deal on the 2014 BV Georges de Latour Cabernet I kind of hesitated. At one time this was the premier wine in Napa and then hit a big slump. Well let me tell you, all three of us here were blown away by the wine.  I really believe they are back. The wine was awesome. The best thing about this is the price, the winery is selling this for 145.00 a bottle. I have it for 99.99 per bottle. This is a steal, believe me, you will be glad you got some.
Here is a little history about how the name Georges de Latour came about.

When André Techelistcheff joined Beaulieu Vineyard in 1938, he tasted the de Latour family’s private wine – what they called “Private Reserve” – from the 1936 vintage. This Cabernet Sauvignon-based wine was so distinctive that Tchelistcheff insisted it be bottled and sold as the winery’s flagship offering. In 1940, Beaulieu Vineyard released the first vintage of Private Reserve and named it in our founder’s honor. The resulting wine became the first release of Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, a wine that was destined to become Napa Valley’s first “cult” Cabernet. In 70+ years since, Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has become the benchmark of Napa Valley Cabernet as one of the most collected American wines.

Robert Parker……………………97 points

Blended of 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Petit Verdot and 3 % Merlot, all coming mainly from the Rutherford AVA, the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve Georges de Latour has a deep garnet-purple color and nose of baked black berries, dried mulberries and preserved plums with hints of allspice, cardamom, lavender and cigar box. Full-bodied, rich and expressive even today, it has a firm, chewy backbone and bags of freshness, promising a long life and much more to come with careful cellaring. 6,600 cases were made.
Limited time price good until 10/25/18 : $110.99 a bottle, $99.99 a case (12)

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