When George and Fernande Latour first noticed the breathtaking expanse of Napa Valley close to Rutherford, Fernande exclaimed ’Quel beau lieu!’, phrases which were immortalised within the title of the winery based by the Latours in 1900. This sense of surprise, alongside the wealth of winemaking and viticulture data introduced by George from Bordeaux, are the foundations of Beaulieu Winery, and the rules that also information the corporate 122 years on.
Beaulieu Winery has performed a key function in putting Napa Valley on the world stage among the many most famed nice wine areas, not least via the creation of one of many area’s first cult wines: the Georges de Latour Non-public Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon. The label has develop into, since its inaugural 1936 classic, a benchmark Rutherford Cabernet, prized for its complexity, stability and ageing potential. The 2019 classic is the epitome of those attributes, having lately been awarded 100 factors by James Suckling, who in his overview highlighted the character of an ‘expressive and refined’ wine, whose ‘ultra-fine tannins show thousands and thousands of layers’.’Actual Napa Valley crimson right here…Benchmark’, Suckling concluded.
The standard, expressiveness and consistency of Beaulieu Winery’s wines has been achieved by combining state-of-the-art expertise with mild, conventional winemaking strategies. These complementary instruments permit for the expression of Beaulieu’s outstanding winery terroir to be absolutely captured and enhanced year-on-year.
From the second George Latour acquired his first 1.6 hectares in Rutherford, to the awards and accolades of at this time, Beaulieu’s winemaking legacy has remained unbroken, firmly grounded on its founder’s philosophy. At the moment, Trevor Durling presides as solely the fifth chief winemaker within the vineyard’s 122-year historical past, following the revered Jeffrey Stambor. Respectful of and humbled by Beaulieu Winery’s storied historical past, Trevor leads the winemaking staff keenly conscious of his function in serving to to form the vineyard’s future and of his privileged accountability as guardian of a singular legacy.
We imagine that true high quality takes time: to craft, to check, to attain, to excellent. For 121 years, Beaulieu Winery has produced distinctive Napa wines as a result of we don’t merely take time — we grasp it.
Georges De Latour Non-public Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
£125.00 | $165.00
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