Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Steinhauer Ranch 2006

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2006 vintage red Wine by Beringer Vineyards from California, USA

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  • RP: 87

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  • WS: 92

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    92

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  • W&S: 86

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Hey, pretty decent for the price. Served in a hotel lobby to passers by, i wasnt expecting much. Having said that it was a solid california chardon... Read more

At first I felt this chardonnay was over oaked. After some time to breathe in the glass and once the bottle was open a bit, it relaxed a bit. All... Read more

Past it's time unless cellared all along. Gold leaning to toffee in the glass. Roasted caramel flavors are all that remains. Drink now or make s... Read more

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User Reviews for Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Steinhauer Ranch

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Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
3.00 5
04/23/2008

Hey, pretty decent for the price. Served in a hotel lobby to passers by, i wasnt expecting much. Having said that it was a solid california chardonnay: super oaky, spicy, with some spice (from the oak). Not a lot of fruit, but what do you expect for the price?


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
4.00 5
04/04/2010

At first I felt this chardonnay was over oaked. After some time to breathe in the glass and once the bottle was open a bit, it relaxed a bit. All in all, a very woody, vanilla nose. Nice bright tropical fruit like pineapple on the palate where the oak accents. 14.8%, so it's a nice dry chardonnay without being flabby in any one area.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
2.00 5
02/20/2013

Past it's time unless cellared all along. Gold leaning to toffee in the glass. Roasted caramel flavors are all that remains. Drink now or make salad dressing.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
3.50 5
04/06/2010

From the highest vineyard in Napa. Big tannin on this wine. Feels warm on the palate, highly concentrated alcohol. Stewed fruit and cassis. Nice spice and cedar notes. The finish is dark berry tart. Bold tannin remains through finish. - Tasted at Beringer Private Reserve Tasting at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas 4/5/10


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
4.00 5
10/08/2009

Nose of banana and apricot. Some very nice oak laced through a rich, buttery, wonderful chardonnay. - Tasted at Hostile Grape 10/8/09


Snooth User: beactive
72839272
3.50 5
06/15/2008

Clean, creamy and smooth with good flavors of fruit, not dry.


Snooth User: megdeweese
91011261
3.00 5
07/12/2010

somewhat dry, dark berries,


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External Reviews for Beringer Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon Howell Mountain Steinhauer Ranch

External Review
Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
11/12/2013

Rubinrote Farbe, Noten die an exotische Gewürze, rote Früchte, Grüntee und Zedernholz erinnern. Am Gaumen, Aromen nach reifen Pflaumen und Kirschen, würzig, vollmundig, und körperreich mit feiner Säure.


External Review
Source: NapaCabs.com
05/07/2013

Jacob and Frederick Beringer founded Beringer Vineyards in the year 1870 in the heart of the Napa Valley. The winery houses it's wines in historic tunnels, hand chiseled over many years.


External Review
11/25/2009

WS: 92 Points, Top 100 2008 RP: 92 Points


External Review
01/10/2013

Another offering that is more restrained than it used to be is the 2006 Chardonnay Sbragia Limited Release. It reveals an opulent tropical fruit character, a full-bodied mouthfeel, and hints of hazelnut, brioche, and honeysuckle as well as abundant glycerin and length. Good acidity provides balance and overall zest. Drink it over the next 3andndash;4 years.


External Review
01/10/2013

Good pale, bright yellow. Complex aromas of apricot, pineapple, honey, hazelnut, toasted bread and smoky oak. Silky, opulent and open-knit, offering very good volume but also shape and lift. The longest of these chardonnays. The alcohol here is 15.3%, and the texture is in fact quite glyceral. This is a andldquo;vineyard and barrel selection,andrdquo; according to winemaker Laurie Hook.


External Review
05/19/2010

Beringer is the oldest continuously operating winery in Napa Valley, and is now on the historic landmark registry. This Chardonnay exemplifies this history, with classical undertones, and notes of toasted hazelnut and brown butter showing on the front of the palate. Limited release.


External Review
01/03/2012

The third edition of the Beringer senior winemakerrsquo;s namesake bottling is robust, yet approachable. This wine is lavishly mdash; to some, overly oaked, but itrsquo;s one of the best of this style. Apple, cinnamon bun, and smoke aromas give way to caramel, vanilla and spice flavors. Add a rich, round mouthfeel, and yoursquo;ve got a very seductive package. This wine is more about vigorous style, flavor and texture than subtlety. Only die-hard anti-oakers will be able to resist its appeal.


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Winemaker's Notes:

2006 vintage red Wine by Beringer Vineyards from California, USA

2006 vintage red Wine by Beringer Vineyards from California, USA

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