Fosters Wine Estates Beringer White Zinfandel 2007
When making Beringer's 2007 White Zinfandel, the focus was to highlight the fresh red berry, citrus and melon aromas and flavors and round these out with subtle hints of nutmeg and clove. The wine has a youthful exuberance that is appealing to anyone looking for an uncomplicated wine to accompany a meal.
Three and a half glasses
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This is drier-styled White Zin that has a refreshing edge along with tons of fruit and a nice sweetness.
For many years, Beringer's viticulture team has worked with premier California vineyards renowned for high quality Zinfandel fruit. Their rocky, well-drained soils and warm, even climates foster flavorful grapes ideal for Beringer Vineyard's White Zinfandel. WinemakingThe grapes were picked early in the morning, before the heat of the day set in, to preserve the Zinfandel varietal's bright, fresh fruit flavors. After crushing, the juice was left in contact with the skins for approximately three hours to extract a light ruby hue, reminiscent of plum blossoms. After gently pressing the grapes, Beringer winemakers used a slow, cool fermentation to highlight the wine's fresh aromas and flavors of summer berries, citrus and honeydew melon.
I have always been intrigued by what happens when I blend two wines together. The result is often more complex and interesting than each wine on its own, somewhat in the way great food combinations (tomatoes and basil or salmon and dill) seem to raise the flavor intensity in each ingredient. I like to layer flavors in wine, like the juicy berry, subtle watermelon and bright citrus notes in the White Zinfandel, with the barrel-fermented Chardonnay to enhance texture and depth. Chardonnay seemed like the perfect partner for the richly flavored White Zinfandel, and Im very pleased with the results.--Ed Sbragia