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Medium complexity, ripe cherry fruit, looks fresh and easy to drink, pleasant extract sweetness in the finish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOrder from the Largest \u0026amp; Most Trusted Premium Spirits Marketplace! \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFeatured in\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eROLLING STONE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMEN'S JOURNAL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUS WEEKLY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNOTICE:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eMany other small liquor store sites may end up cancelling your order due to the high demand, unavailability or inaccurate inventory counts.  We have partnerships consisting of a large network of licensed retailers from within the United States, Europe and across the world ensuring orders are fulfilled.  \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eProducer:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003eBeringer\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRatings:\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eF\u003c\/span\u003e | 92  \u003cspan color=\"#ff2a00\" style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eWE\u003c\/span\u003e | 85\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVintage\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2004\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eSize:\u003c\/b\u003e 750ml\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eABV:\u003c\/strong\u003e 13.9%\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVarietal:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Merlot\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCountry\/Region:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e United States, Napa Valley\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eDetailed Description\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDark ruby ​​garnet, violet reflections, delicate water edge. 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Beringer's most lauded range is the Private Reserve label, offering wines made from Cabernet Sauvingon and a Chardonnay. The 1986 Cabernet Sauvignon was named number one in Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 1990, and the 1994 Chardonnay was named number one in the 1996 edition. 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Spicy nuances, a hint of mint and eucalyptus, underlaid with dark berries, nuances of chocolate, fleshy bouquet, liquorice in the background. Medium complexity, ripe cherry fruit, looks fresh and easy to drink, pleasant extract sweetness in the finish.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFalstaff:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Dark ruby ​​garnet, violet reflections, delicate water edge. Spicy nuances, a hint of mint and eucalyptus, underlaid with dark berries, nuances of chocolate, fleshy bouquet, liquorice in the background. Medium complexity, ripe cherry fruit, looks fresh and easy to drink, pleasant extract sweetness in the finish, overall very youthful, a multi-faceted accompaniment to food.\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWine Enthusiast:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e The vineyard is on Howell Mountain. It's an awkward wine, with lots to like, but some problems. On the plus side is enormous cassis, cherry and chocolate fruit flavor and rich, fine tannins, and thenew oak seems proper given the wine's volume. But there's too much sugary sweetness in the finish, almost like a dessert wine.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nBeringer is California's longest continuously operating winery, located in the heart of Napa Valley. It has become one of the largest and most distributed American labels, and is known for its range of wines, from affordable table wines to fine single-vineyard cuvées and a private reserve label. Brothers Jacob and Frederick Beringer harvested their first vintage in 1876, in what has since become the St Helena AVA. In 1883, Frederick built the Rhine House as his home, a Victorian mansion, and it is now the main visitor site of the winery. Beringer's success was in part because of the federal license they obtained to make wine for religious purposes during Prohibition (1920-1933). The wine was sold to churches for sacramental purposes. After Prohibition was repealed, Beringer became the first winery to offer public tours – a significant contribution to the beginnings of modern Napa Valley tourism. Beringer was bought by the beverage manufacturer Nestlé in the early 1970s, and since then it has changed ownership numerous times. It is currently owned by Treasury Wine Estates, one of the largest North American wine suppliers, which also owns, among other labels, Penfolds, Wolf Blass and Stags' Leap. In 2015, Mark Beringer, the great-great-grandson of Jacob Beringer, became chief winemaker. As well was having wide distribution, Beringer is known for its range of quality wines. It owns land in Napa and Sonoma and all of the vineyards it owns or leases are third-party certified sustainable. It bottles numerous single-vineyard offerings, some of the most notable being Bancroft Ranch in Howell Mountain AVA, Chabot Vineyard and St. Helena Home Vineyard in St Helena AVA as well as Knights Valley Vineyard in Knights Valley AVA. Its portfolio is composed of the usual California offerings such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay, with some Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Bordeaux-style blends as well. Beringer's most lauded range is the Private Reserve label, offering wines made from Cabernet Sauvingon and a Chardonnay. The 1986 Cabernet Sauvignon was named number one in Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 1990, and the 1994 Chardonnay was named number one in the 1996 edition. Beringer was the first producer to have both a white wine and a red wine be named number one in the list.\u003cbr\u003e"}

2004 | Beringer | Bancroft Ranch Merlot

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Red Wine: 2004 | Beringer | Bancroft Ranch Merlot

Dark ruby ​​garnet, violet reflections, delicate water edge. Spicy nuances, a hint of mint and eucalyptus, underlaid with dark berries, nuances of chocolate, fleshy bouquet, liquorice in the background. Medium complexity, ripe cherry fruit, looks fresh and easy to drink, pleasant extract sweetness in the finish.

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Producer: Beringer

Ratings: F | 92  WE | 85

Vintage: 2004

Size: 750ml

ABV: 13.9%

Varietal: Merlot

    Country/Region: United States, Napa Valley

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      Dark ruby ​​garnet, violet reflections, delicate water edge. Spicy nuances, a hint of mint and eucalyptus, underlaid with dark berries, nuances of chocolate, fleshy bouquet, liquorice in the background. Medium complexity, ripe cherry fruit, looks fresh and easy to drink, pleasant extract sweetness in the finish.

      Reviews:

      • Falstaff: Dark ruby ​​garnet, violet reflections, delicate water edge. Spicy nuances, a hint of mint and eucalyptus, underlaid with dark berries, nuances of chocolate, fleshy bouquet, liquorice in the background. Medium complexity, ripe cherry fruit, looks fresh and easy to drink, pleasant extract sweetness in the finish, overall very youthful, a multi-faceted accompaniment to food.
      • Wine Enthusiast: The vineyard is on Howell Mountain. It's an awkward wine, with lots to like, but some problems. On the plus side is enormous cassis, cherry and chocolate fruit flavor and rich, fine tannins, and thenew oak seems proper given the wine's volume. But there's too much sugary sweetness in the finish, almost like a dessert wine.

      Producer Information

      Beringer is California's longest continuously operating winery, located in the heart of Napa Valley. It has become one of the largest and most distributed American labels, and is known for its range of wines, from affordable table wines to fine single-vineyard cuvées and a private reserve label. Brothers Jacob and Frederick Beringer harvested their first vintage in 1876, in what has since become the St Helena AVA. In 1883, Frederick built the Rhine House as his home, a Victorian mansion, and it is now the main visitor site of the winery. Beringer's success was in part because of the federal license they obtained to make wine for religious purposes during Prohibition (1920-1933). The wine was sold to churches for sacramental purposes. After Prohibition was repealed, Beringer became the first winery to offer public tours – a significant contribution to the beginnings of modern Napa Valley tourism. Beringer was bought by the beverage manufacturer Nestlé in the early 1970s, and since then it has changed ownership numerous times. It is currently owned by Treasury Wine Estates, one of the largest North American wine suppliers, which also owns, among other labels, Penfolds, Wolf Blass and Stags' Leap. In 2015, Mark Beringer, the great-great-grandson of Jacob Beringer, became chief winemaker. As well was having wide distribution, Beringer is known for its range of quality wines. It owns land in Napa and Sonoma and all of the vineyards it owns or leases are third-party certified sustainable. It bottles numerous single-vineyard offerings, some of the most notable being Bancroft Ranch in Howell Mountain AVA, Chabot Vineyard and St. Helena Home Vineyard in St Helena AVA as well as Knights Valley Vineyard in Knights Valley AVA. Its portfolio is composed of the usual California offerings such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay, with some Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Bordeaux-style blends as well. Beringer's most lauded range is the Private Reserve label, offering wines made from Cabernet Sauvingon and a Chardonnay. The 1986 Cabernet Sauvignon was named number one in Wine Spectator's Top 100 of 1990, and the 1994 Chardonnay was named number one in the 1996 edition. Beringer was the first producer to have both a white wine and a red wine be named number one in the list.

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