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Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Steinhauer Ranch 1977

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

Beautifully vibrant color for a 34 year old wine-medium red core with a slightly lighter red rim which becomes orange at the very outer edge. Perfumed Bordeaux-like aromas of red cherry emerge, followed by cedar, spice box, tobacco and graphite. Pers... Alex Lallos. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1977 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve 750ml

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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

External Reviews for Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Steinhauer Ranch

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/19/2011

Beautifully vibrant color for a 34 year old wine-medium red core with a slightly lighter red rim which becomes orange at the very outer edge. Perfumed Bordeaux-like aromas of red cherry emerge, followed by cedar, spice box, tobacco and graphite. Pers... Alex Lallos. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1977 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve 750ml




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