Beringer Napa Valley Merlot 1999

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89-92 points Stephen Tanzer (International Wine Cellar): Red-ruby. Burnished oak, plum, minerals and bitter chocolate...

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Gotham Wines
New York, NY (2,500 mi)
USD 125.00
750ml
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For an inexpensive Merlot this one is very smooth. Read more

So much better with time. I had two bottles left from a case down in my cellar and just cracked one open today. I don't think the last one w... Read more

Earth, wild berry, tar and black currant flavors are supple and round, with harmonious toasty oak and herbal tones. Drink now through 2005. Read more

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Snooth User: lgbsun730
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0.00 5
06/11/2009

For an inexpensive Merlot this one is very smooth.


Snooth User: Poochy Nicole
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5.00 5
09/05/2010

So much better with time. I had two bottles left from a case down in my cellar and just cracked one open today. I don't think the last one will survive the weekend. As I said, so much better with time.


External Reviews for Beringer Napa Valley Merlot

External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/24/2012

Earth, wild berry, tar and black currant flavors are supple and round, with harmonious toasty oak and herbal tones. Drink now through 2005.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/24/2012

Nice for the price. Therersquo;s some juicy fruit along with greener, thinner notes, but well-structured, with the velvety tannins of far more expensive wines. Dry, but soft. A good everyday wine.


External Review
01/17/2009

The dark ruby/purple-colored 1999 Merlot Bancroft Ranch (91% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 5% Cabernet Franc) exhibits clean, medium-bodied flavors with little persistence or depth.The single vineyard Merlot from the Bancroft Ranch on Howell Mou... Robert Parker. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1999 Beringer Merlot Private Reserve Bancroft Ranch 750ml


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Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/24/2012

Blackberry, cinnamon and sweet cream aromas give Beringerrsquo;s bouquet a fresh-out-of-the-oven pie smell. This soft, supple Shiraz has juicy berry fruit, black chocolate and vanilla flavors and a clean, tart berry fruit and mineral finish. An easy-to-drink crowd-pleaser.


External Review
Source: Premier Wine & Spirits
02/24/2012

Toasty oak tones of mocha and vanilla integrate nicely with black currant and plum flavors. Excellent value. Drink now through 2005.


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Winemaker's Notes:

89-92 points Stephen Tanzer (International Wine Cellar): Red-ruby. Burnished oak, plum, minerals and bitter chocolate on the nose. Sweet, lush and concentrated, with a firm mineral spine contributing to the impression of structure. Finishes with big, chewy, ripe tannins and excellent persistence. (May/Jun 2002)

89-92 points Stephen Tanzer (International Wine Cellar): Red-ruby. Burnished oak, plum, minerals and bitter chocolate on the nose. Sweet, lush and concentrated, with a firm mineral spine contributing to the impression of structure. Finishes with big, chewy, ripe tannins and excellent persistence. (May/Jun 2002)

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