1997 Beringer Founders Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
The soft cherry, blackberry and subtle vanilla aromas and flavors of this wine are balanced by spicy herbal notes and soft, accessible tannins. This wine makes a perfect accompaniment to roast beef, grilled fresh tuna or roast leg of lamb. Eighty-five percent of the wine for the 1997 Beringer Founders' Estate Cabernet Sauvignon was aged for over 5 months in a combination of small French and American oak barrels. The oak barrel-aging softens the tannins in the wine and adds subtle hints of toast a...
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 89 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 1 note)
Vintage ChartRating for United States-California: 94 (slightly better than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: unpredictable<br/>