Beringer Knights Valley Alluvium Blanc 2007

Bordeaux White Blends from Sonoma County, California

Price: $16.49 $11.98
Save $4.51 (27%)
Item No. 96800
  • RP89
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

The proprietary Alluvium name pays homage to the alluvial soils of Knights Valley – a vineyard that I've always loved visiting. There is nothing more satisfying than tasting the first Sauvignon Blanc grapes during harvest, and being able to showcase those enticing flavors in the glass a year later. Lemon curd, apricot, nutmeg and grapefruit zest flavors are immediate, and accented by light floral, white pepper and citrus aromas. The combination of the bright fruit core followed by a toasty, silky finish is reminiscent of a meyer lemon custard. -Laurie Hooke, Winemaker

"The excellent 2007 Alluvium Blanc, [a] white Bordeaux-like blend, is a superb value. Steely, honeyed citrus (grapefruit and lemon) notes as well as admirable fruit, medium body, and good minerality are present in this fresh, crisp white." 89 Points
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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...

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Learn About Sonoma County

Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...

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Learn About Bordeaux White Blends

Bordeaux White Blend
There's white wine in Bordeaux, too! Typically made from Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, and bits of Muscadelle, white Bordeaux can be a fully dry table wine or, as in Sauternes, a deliciously sweet dessert wine. In other areas of the world, a Bordeaux blend consists primarily of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon, either of which may be the predominant variety. Bordeaux blends can vary in style, but most have good acidity and often a mineral overtone.

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