Beringer Chardonnay 2012, Napa Valley

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Chardonnay Chardonnay
California, Usa

$22.95 (84988)

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May 02, 2015

Critic Reviews (7)

Brad Royale
Brad Royale

Lovely length to the nose, showcasing apple and spiced pear. I really enjoy the weight here; while the wine tends to...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a typically soft, generous yet well appointed Beringer chardonnay with considerable ripe yellow pear/banana...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

A few years ago this wine was around $30, now at under $20 it offers good value for a modern Californian chardonnay....

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Treve Ring
Treve Ring

This is a confident, creamy and surprisingly affordable Cali chardonnay. Aromas of rich cream, stone and lees hint of...

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Mineral, almost saline-like on the nose and initial palate, rather than fruity, but surprisingly full, smooth and...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Upscale, acumen-laden winemaking on display here with fruit mined from some sort of quarry overtop a bed of clay. Has...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An entry level wine from Beringer here, designed for maximum appeal with its sweetish, lemon custard, vanilla and...

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

Bright gold in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.

For us in Canada, when I see a Napa Chard from a well known producer for under $20, I think “to good to be true”. This wine is good & true.

Positives: This wine features mild toasted oak, buttered popcorn, lemon drops, pineapple, nutmeg, peach, baked apple and light Easter Lily on the nose. Full body with fairly good acidity & a long length.

Negatives: There’s a lot of heat from the 14.5% alcohol

Drink now or in the next 5 years on its own or pair it with pork chops with apple cider glaze.

Tasted: 30 April 2014

Best Buy

Score: 9/10, Value: 9.5+/10, Total: 18.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4+

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