Beringer Alluvium Bl 2007
The 2007 Alluvium Blanc is predominantly Sauvignon Blanc (49 percent) and Semillon (40 percent) with small amounts of Chardonnay (9 percent) and Viognier (1 percent). Laurie barrel fermented 96 percent of the Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon lots in French Nevers oak, almost half of which were new. The nutty, toasty aromas and flavors lent by the oak give a lush backdrop for its bright, refreshing citrus flavors. The wines underwent malolactic fermentation (96 percent) to bring a creaminess to the overall blend that balances the crisp acidity of the Sauvignon Blanc.
Very interesting white wine that I see compared to Caymus Conundrum but they are very different. Conundrum goes for fruit & lightness whereas Alluvium goes for complexity & depth. The nose is complex. Some oilyness, some mint, some linen ... lots of things. Flavor is initially dominated by the Viognier but then more things appear. Not for everyone but a very, very, very interesting wine.
External Reviews for Beringer Alluvium Bl
Beringer Vineyards Alluvium Blanc 2007 and all other wine from Beringer Vineyards are readily available to ship at discount prices. We carry many premium wine from across the world.
Food Pairings for Beringer Alluvium Bl
Best Wine Deals
Sémillon Top Lists
Weekday Wines - Post Pictures of your SelectionsReplied
Weekend Wines - Post Pictures of your SelectionsReplied
Drinking old champagneReplied
Information about my bottle collectionReplied
Champagne w/ No Added SO2 from A to ZPosted
Gran Reserva Carmenere. Viu Manent (2011)Cellared
Vista del Luna Cabernet Sauvignon (2014)Reviewed
Whatcha drinking tonight?Replied
Evans & Tate Big Squeeze Shiraz (2014)Reviewed
Cuvée du Bécassier (NV)Cellared