Beringer Bancroft Ranch Single Vineyard Merlot 2005, Howell Mountain, Napa Valley

Merlot Merlot
California, Usa

$69.95 (340497)

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92 pts
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March 19, 2011

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

The Bancroft ranch Merlot from high up on Howell Mountain is a dense, ripe, concentrated example with abundant but...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

Extremely enticing, the 2005 Bancroft Ranch Single Vineyard Merlot (long title) will be certain to please...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a big wine that nicely holds onto merlot’s sense of finesse and lightness. The aromatics are very lifted and...

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Community Reviews (1)

Paul Forget
Paul Forget

This wine opens up with great and complex aromatics; cherry, black currants, violet, chocolate, cedar, savoury spices and vanilla. The mouthfeel is rich and elegant, with concentrated fruit flavours and toasty oak with great balance between fruit, acidity and tannins. The finish is long, savoury with fine integrated tannins. A fine maturing beauty, great stuff.

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