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230 Ratings
Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Private Reserve
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Wine Description

(1991 Vintage) For statisticians, 44% came from the Steinhauer Vineyard, 1% from Bancroft Ranch, 17% from Rancho del Oso, 3% from Chabot, 13% from St. Helena Home Ranch, 0% from Quarry Vineyard, and the balance from Marston Vineyard. Large-scaled yet elegant, it boasts classic notes of creme de cassis, chocolate, and smoky oak. With extraordinary voluptuousness, great concentration, tremendous intensity, and a finish that lasts nearly 60 seconds, this saturated purple-colored, full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the greatest wines ever made at Beringer. It is a tribute to the brilliant Ed Sbragia.

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    vmf

    tasted 2/18/2012. unbelievable wine. refined and elegant. plenty of fruit. cedar box, smoke and truffle. had typical barnyard smell of a Bordeaux which blew off in 20 min. great wine.

    about 1 year
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2005 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/2008
  • Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines
    (1999 Vintage) Given the spectacular showing of this wine's older brother in our Centerfold tasting, its placing here comes as a complete surprise and an utter disappointment. Brushy, leathery, dry and somewhat muddy in aromatic tone, this expensive bottling goes from supple at entry to harsh and abrasive at the finish, and it never finds a remotely adequate supply of fruit.
  • Wine Advocate
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 142 on Aug-02
  • Wine Spectator
    (1999 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 06/15/2004
  • Robert Parker
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 12/01/2009