Where do Beringer Vineyards get their Cabernet Sauvignon from?
With each vintage of the acclaimed Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, the Beringer Winemaker chooses the best lots from our reserve vineyards in the Napa Valley, each of which demonstrate remarkable expression of terroir.
When to harvest Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for 2012?
Grapes for the 2012 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon were harvested between September 25th and October 27th. The Beringer reserve vineyards offer Cabernet Sauvignon of such quality that a minimalist approach to winemaking has long defined this special blend.
What are the flavors of Cabernet Sauvignon 2012?
The 2012 Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon has complex layers of black fruit and notes of cocoa powder, graphite and light smoky oak. Notes of bittersweet chocolate and blackberry pastry complement its dense structure, plush tannins and lingering finish.
Which is part of private reserve Cabernet saugnongnon?
Steinhauer vineyard provides the foundation (30%) for the 2012 blend, which has been part of the Private Reserve blend since 1993.
How big is the Beringer vineyard in Napa Valley?
The Cabernet Sauvignon planted on the sloped sedimentary soil of this 48-acre vineyard has been a key component of our Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon since 1982.
Why was Beringer vineyard named after Bob Steinhauer?
The vineyard is named in honor of Beringer’s longtime vineyard manager Bob Steinhauer. The 16-acres of restrictive volcanic soils at 1,600 feet produce intense and structured grapes. Fruit from Pauli Vineyard was first used in the 2009 Private Reserve blend.
Who is the great great grandson of Jacob Beringer?
Mark Beringer, great-great-grandson of Beringer Vineyards’ founding brother Jacob Beringer, was immersed in wine from the moment he was born in the heart of the Napa Valley.