Beringer Vineyards Zinfandel Blend North Coast White Zinfandel & Chardonnay 2005

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"What a blend! Our Premier Vineyard Selection marries fully-ripened North Coast zinfandel grapes with Napa and Sonoma Valley chardonnay. The result? A well-balanced, fruit-forward blush with oodles of character! """

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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

Member Reviews for Beringer Vineyards Zinfandel Blend North Coast White Zinfandel & Chardonnay

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1.50 5
02/14/2013

Don't care much for sweet wines, so this one is not one of my favorites. It's drinkable, but I probably wouldn't buy it for myself.


Snooth User: Nexxius
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4.00 5
07/11/2008

Four glasses


External Reviews for Beringer Vineyards Zinfandel Blend North Coast White Zinfandel & Chardonnay

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
06/27/2007

This is drier-styled White Zin that has a refreshing edge along with tons of fruit and a nice sweetness.



"What a blend! Our Premier Vineyard Selection marries fully-ripened North Coast zinfandel grapes with Napa and Sonoma Valley chardonnay. The result? A well-balanced, fruit-forward blush with oodles of character! """

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