Beringer 1996 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley)

This wine is still young and precocious, but don't judge it too quickly. Let it air in your glass, and watch how it changes. One minute it's all cherries and smoke; the next it heaves up a great draught of currants, cocoa and cedar. It's a big wine but deceptive; the tannins are airy and lilting, there's charm and underneath, enormous complexity. It's best left alone for a few more years, but it's really very lovely now.

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  • Alcohol
    13.4%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Date Published
    2/1/2001
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