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Date Printed: 9/17/2014
Beringer Knights Valley Alluvium Red 2002
Beringer Knights Valley Alluvium Red 2002
(search item no. 88435)
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 9/17/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2006 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
1997 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
1995 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

A lush, intense-cherry, blackberry core is given by the 76% Merlot, while the 15% Cabernet Sauvignon gives structure and adds depth to the dark fruit aromas and flavors. Small amounts of Malbec, Petite Verdot and Cabernet Franc contribute spice, orange zest, roasted coffee, and fruit nuances to the palate, giving an overall impression of plushness and depth.

"...should provide delicious drinking during its first 7-8 years of life."
-Wine Advocate 88-90 Rating

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About Beringer Vineyards:

No winery or vineyard more thoroughly embodies the timeless appeal and seductive flavor of Napa Valley than Beringer Vineyards, Napa's benchmark producer since the establishment of the vineyard in 1876.

Now in its third century of crafting classic wines from Napa's finest appellations and vineyards, Beringer today is guided by the inspired partnership of celebrated Winemaster Emeritus Ed Sbragia and Winemaker Laurie Hook. Together, they craft Napa Valley wines that speak eloquently of the rich heritage of the Beringer Vineyard, while offering cutting-edge quality and contemporary elegance. The exquisite wines crafted at the Beringer Vineyards display a single minded dedication and pursuit of excellence instilled by its founder, Jacob Beringer.