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Beringer Private Reserve Cab 2008
94 points Robert Parker: The 2008 Chardonnay Private Reserve continues the success Beringer has enjoyed with this program. Notes of brioche, hazelnut, marmalade, honeyed tropical fruits, buttered citrus, and a gentle touch of smoke are found in this full-bodied, concen- trated wine with impressive purity, depth, and length. It should drink well for 4-5 years.
Last night we went to the Hollywood Bowl. The the al fresco environment pretty much defeated the nose for me. However, the first sip was pay dirt. Very rich and fruit forward--citrus as much as anything--nice acid that made it a very good food wine. The Bowl's real raison d' etre is, of course, to give provide a terrific picnic environment. Last night we had tomato/goat cheese tart, chilled grilled salmon, broccoli slaw, bacon laced potato salad, assorted cheeses and this was our white wine. I look forward to my next bottle. $26.99 about a year ago. BTW, the concert was great--L.A. Phil conducted by the Dude with Zuckerman doing the Bruch G Minor concerto.
Noble, elegant, richly textured and delicious! 97 pts. -Wine Spectator Grand Tour 5/5/12
Noble, elegant, richly textured and delicious! 97 pts. -Wine Spectator Grand Tour 2012
Quaffing wine - with fish, pork or a late Spring Saturday afternoon. This is certainly NOT a tradtional French thing and that's just fine - it's bright, a little acidic, balanced and refreshing. I plan to make three or four really big cork board one day!
A beautiful California style chardonnay--I do not think there are any better at this price. Some may not find this much oak attractive, but there is ample fruit to balance it and lend complexity on the nose and palate.
Ok so I have never really had much wines but I'm trying them out. Although this wine I didn't like, and we never finished the bottle. Maybe I'll try it again after I try more kinds.
External Reviews for Beringer Private Reserve Cab
Lovely and intense, with toast and nut nuances swirling around a core of pear, apple, spice and lemon flavors, with a hint of sweet cream. Drink now through 2006.
"Beringer has backed off the quantity of oak used in the Chardonnay Sbragia Limited Release
Nice and fruity, with plenty of ripe flavors and pleasantly oaky shadings. Peaches, pineapples and cream, buttery toast, cinnamonny spices and vanilla mingle together, leading to a sweet, honeyed finish.
To impart highlights of vanilla, caramel and nutmeg, Ron barrel fermented and aged 70 percent of the Chardonnay in French and American oak barrels (20 percent new) for eight months. Fermenting the remainder in stainless steel maintained a bright, fresh fruit balance. The resulting wine has ripe pear and pineapple, and mango flavors highlighted by citrus, Granny Smith apple and hints of baking spices.
Bright tropical fruit and citrus aromas lead to mouth-filling flavors of apples and pears. Malolactic fermentation and barrel aging contribute to a soft creaminess and long finish that complements grilled fish and linguine with garlic-basil pesto.
Goldgelbe Farbe, Aromen die an reife Birnen, Äpfel, Mango, Ananas und andere exotische Früchte erinnern. Am Gaumen frisch, fruchtig, komplex, ausgeglichen, Vanille- und Karamelaromen, im Abgang leicht würzig.
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