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Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley Reserve 750ML 2012
Sku: 16674
No. 46 on Wine Spectator Top 100
Product Rating
Critics Ratings:     (3)
Product Information
Country: United States
Region: California
Sub-Region: Sonoma County
Appellation: Knights Valley
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon
Type: Still wine
Reg. $67.99
Buy Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley Reserve
* mixed case price $61.19/bottle
This wine has rich aromas of dark cherry, anise, dark cocoa and toasted spices. Juicy flavor notes of black cherry, juicy plum, savory spices are highlighted by a concentrated mouthfeel and a rich, lengthy finish.
Wine Spectator 93 points - The 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Knights Valley Reserve is laced with crushed rocks, graphite, jammy dark fruit, smoke and spices. Bold, rich and intense, the Reserve offers quite a bit more ripeness and structure than the straight bottling, but also comes across as a bit forced and overly extracted. I prefer the regular Knights Valley Cabernet in 2012.

Wine Advocate 90 points - Delicate aromas of crushed dark berry, wilted rose, cedar and graphite fold over to the palate, where they are trim and structured. The firm acidity and tannins are complemented by a hint of fresh-crushed rock. Best from 2016 through 2028. 6,309 cases made.-JL
Even better than the regular Knights Valley cuvee is the 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve from Knight’s Valley. It reveals more fudge, toast, licorice, blackberry and blackcurrant fruit, a medium to full-bodied mouthfeel, impressive purity as well as a long finish. This is top-notch stuff that should drink well for 10-12 years.
No. 46 on Wine Spectator Top 100
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At Beringer we know that part of making great wines is caring for the land, animals, and people that make those wines possible. We have had sustainable practices in place since long before sustainable farming become fashionable. All of our owned and leased vineyards are certified sustainable by third parties, and we provide our external growers with the resources they need to achieve sustainable farming practices.


 
 

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