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Date Printed: 7/30/2014
Beringer Napa Valley Chardonnay 2005
Beringer Napa Valley Chardonnay 2005
(search item no. 89807)
The Wine News rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 7/30/2014: $16.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 88 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 86 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Winemakers Ed Sbragia and Laurie Hook chose complementary lots of Chardonnay from several vineyards to craft a wine that exhibits bright fruit, richness and complexity. Lemon zest, green apple and spice aromas lead into mouthcoating citrus, toasted coconut, nutmeg, cardamom and apple flavors and a bright fruit finish.
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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.