Beringer Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley 2010
Offering plush, soft, chewy tannins, and bright fruit characteristics this wine is a blend of ripe plum, black cherry, mint, toffee and dried herb aromas and mouth-coating flavors which are supported with cedar, vanilla, cocoa and nutmeg spice that transition to a long extracted finish.
The wine was good but didn't seem very complex to me. got a slight floral sent upon opening but not much else. as for the taste it had hints of strawberry, orange and what i can only describe as cranberry's. I did like the acidity that the wine had as it gave a nice little tingle. In the end its a nice simple wine for about $5 that you could bring to the family get together or a summer BBQ. I would also recommend it to someone who doesn't like the darker wines.
first time trying this wine. loved it. very mild taste, doesn't have the bitter flavor some wines have. will be the wine i buy from now on.
External Reviews for Beringer Vineyards Merlot Napa Valley
Ripe plum and currant flavors are immediately evident in the aromas and flavors of the California Collection Merlot. A sweet, toasty note of oak rounds out the blend and gives the wine a nice body and mouthfeel. Approachable and delicious from the first sip, this wine is an everyday indulgence. - Winery
Our California Collection wines are carefully handcrafted to deliver the outstanding quality and rich flavors that are hallmarks of the Beringer winemaking team.
Himbeerrosa Farbe, Aromen die an rote Beeren, besonders Erdbeeren, Pfirsiche und Wassermelonen erinnern. Am Gaumen frische Fruchtaromen, leicht süsslich, spritzig und erfrischend.
The Beringer Founders' Estate Merlot is approachable and delicious. Hints of plum and brown spice on the nose compliment the boysenberry, blackberry and blueberry finish on the palate. It's well-balanced, soft tannins make this wine a perfect accompaniment to a variety of foods, such as grilled meats or hearty vegetable dishes. - Winery
Beringer Napa Valley Merlot is a quintessential expression of this beautiful varietal and the depth of flavors it can exhibit. This is an aromatic, inviting wine from the start. This wine is brimming with plum, blackberry and sweet vanilla aromas. The flavors are equally rich black cherry, bittersweet chocolate and a hint of smoke. The tannins are dense, and the finish is supple despite the heft and complexity of the wine overall.
The Beringer Founders' Estate Merlot is approachable and delicious. Hints of plum and brown spice on the nose compliment the boysenberry, blackberry and blueberry finish on the palate. It's well-balanced, soft tannins make this wine a perfect accompaniment to a variety of foods, such as grilled meats or hearty vegetable dishes. - Winery ** SOLD OUT **
Rubinrote Farbe mit violetten Reflexen, Aromen nach roten Früchten, Vanille, reifen schwarzen Kirschen und Pflaumen. Am Gaumen fruchtig, leicht würzig, weich und geschmeidig, mit ausgeglichener Säure und zugänglichem Tannin.
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Dietary Information: Organic
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