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Shoppers Vineyard USD 18.67 750ml

Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley 2007

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Wine Tasting Notes The Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has bright cherry fruit flavors, sweet vanilla oak, and smokey aromas that are accented by a pretty background of dried herbs and bramblebush scents. The wine is well structured with a full mouth of fruit that is sweet and zesty, and supported by a nice bright acidity and round tannins. A small amount of Malbec was added to the final blend for greater complexity.

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Beringer Vineyards:
  It is impossible to take Beringer’s long history lightly. With their 215 acre plot of land purchased in 1875 and the winery founded in 1876, Jacob and Frederick Beringer’s winery is the oldest continually operating winery in Napa Valley. In 2001, it was named a historic district in the National Register for Historic Places. Current winemaker Laurie Hook and winemaster Ed ... Read more
  It is impossible to take Beringer’s long history lightly. With their 215 acre plot of land purchased in 1875 and the winery founded in 1876, Jacob and Frederick Beringer’s winery is the oldest continually operating winery in Napa Valley. In 2001, it was named a historic district in the National Register for Historic Places. Current winemaker Laurie Hook and winemaster Ed Sbragia continue to draw from over a dozen vineyards to create world-class wines from varying soil compositions and climates. The winery managed to survive, and even thrive, during Prohibition by selling sacramental wines with a federal license. Since the wine was being made for religious purposes, it was legal! A unique aspect of Beringer is the tunnel system that was carved into the side of Spring Mountain around 1880. Chinese immigrant workers, the same workers that helped build the Trans-Continental Railroad, spent years hand-chiseling the 1,200 feet of tunnels. To this day, the tunnels act as a natural insulator, keeping the temperature between 58 and 60 degrees year-round, ideal for storing wine. Read less

Member Reviews for Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley

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Snooth User: winepolok88
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3.50 5
04/18/2011

This wine is good for the money. Middle of the road but definitely isn't horrible. Black fruits and is fairly well balanced. Cheers


Snooth User: nkhosla
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4.00 5
01/11/2010

Good full body


Snooth User: rmiranne
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4.50 5
01/19/2011

This is a great wine for the money. My go-to wine when stopping by the shop before a dinner party.


Snooth User: nirajagarwal
1226365
4.00 5
12/09/2010

Grabs you.


Snooth User: gilm1985
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4.00 5
02/03/2011

Four glasses


External Reviews for Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley

External Review
05/19/2010

The wine that made Knights Valley famous. This has been even better in recent vintages than when it began, yet it has consistently shown a ripe, soft, appealing style.


External Review
05/19/2011

Polished, with lots of flair, this well-crafted wine shows good varietal character. Cassis, olive and herb flavors are joined by smoky oak and dry, fine tannins, with lively acids. Try cellaring for a year or two.


External Review
05/19/2011

A sleeper selection, the realistically priced 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon Knight's Valley is a sexy concoction of chocolate, plums, sweet cherries and currants. This sensually textured offering possess silky tannin, medium to full body, a sweet mid-section, and a long, heady finish. It is the type of Cabernet Sauvignon that will make a lot of friends for this varietal. Drink it over the next 7-10 years.


External Review
05/19/2011

A very nice wine, with good, ripe black-currant fruit; dry and balanced with aromas and flavors of sweet, smoky oak. The flash is on the surface and it's a little sharp, so it's not an ager. But it's a tasty wine.


External Review
05/19/2011

The pure, ripe, opulent 2000 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Knight's Valley may turn out to be outstanding. It exhibits an opaque ruby/purple color as well as sweet black currant fruit intermixed with spice box, licorice, underbrush, and vanilla. Ed Sbragia told me there was no fog in 2000 in Knight's Valley, and although it was relatively cool, he was pleased with what was produced.


External Review
09/23/2011

"Extended maceration created larger tannins to enhance the lush mouthfeel of the blend and extracted a maximum of color


External Review
05/19/2011

Offers moderately rich dusty berry, cedar, anise and gritty tannins. A solid wine that's dry around the edges. Drink now through 2006.


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Wine Tasting Notes The Knights Valley Cabernet Sauvignon has bright cherry fruit flavors, sweet vanilla oak, and smokey aromas that are accented by a pretty background of dried herbs and bramblebush scents. The wine is well structured with a full mouth of fruit that is sweet and zesty, and supported by a nice bright acidity and round tannins. A small amount of Malbec was added to the final blend for greater complexity.

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