Beringer 2005 Private Reserve Chardonnay (Napa Valley)

The underlying wine in Beringer's '05 Reserve is a rich blend of tropical fruit, peach, pear and apple flavors. But the wine is overoaked, with 75% new wood in the barrel fermentation. Anyone sensitive to the taste of new oak will instantly recognize the immense cosmetic of smoky char, sweet vanilla, buttered toast and spicy, sappy wood essence, which seems excessive and not really needed.

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  • Alcohol
    14.4%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    White
  • Date Published
    11/1/2007
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