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Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay 2008 750ml

$24.99
#Beringer Priv Res Chard 2008
You will earn 24 Points for purchasing this product.
#" 'A good portion of the 2008 blend is from Gamble Ranch, a vineyard that has consistently delivered such rich, ripe fruit flavors. There's a richness in this wine that is wonderfully balanced by a bright citrus note. A sweet oak note weaves together the many layers of aroma and flavor, carrying through to the finish. This wine is always a pleasure to make and equally pleasurable to drink!' Laurie Hook, Beringer Vineyards Winemaker"

  • Year 2008
  • Size 750ml
  • Producer Beringer
  • country California
  • region Napa Valley
  • Dominant Varietal Chardonnay
  • Rating 94
  • reviewer Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

94 Points

Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

"The 2008 Chardonnay Private Reserve continues the success Beringer has enjoyed with this program. Notes of brioche, hazelnut, marmalade, honeyed tropical fruits, buttered citrus, and a gentle touch of smoke are found in this fullbodied, concentrated wine with impressive purity, depth, and length. It should drink well for 45 years. "

92 Points

Wine Spectator

"Big, ripe and complex, with fullbodied apple, melon, pear and citrus notes that gain depth and turn creamy in texture, picking up a dash of anise and cedar on the finish. Drink now through 2014. 22,119 cases made."

92 Points

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar

"Bright yellow. Grape and pineapple fruit aromas are enlivened by floral lift and solid minerality. Broad, dense, ripe and sweet, with a chewy, saline quality and some smoky oak notes contributing to this wine's impressively tactile mouth feel. Finishes long, ripe and sweet, with stone and citrus fruit flavors and solid underlying structure."