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1997 Beringer - Merlot Bancroft Ranch 750ml
1997 Beringer - Merlot Bancroft Ranch
USA - California - Napa - Howell Mountain
Red / Merlot
1997 Beringer - Merlot Bancroft Ranch
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Professional Reviews

IWC
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International Wine Cellar Author: Stephen Tanzer Issue: Issue 96

Deep ruby-red. Cassis, redcurrant, lead pencil, tobacco, bitter chocolate, leather and menthol on the nose. Supple, broad and fleshy initially, then seemed to shut down in the glass. Not currently showing the intensity it displayed a year ago from barrel but this wine is in a dumb phase right now. Finishes with big, chewy, ripe tannins and excellent persistence. Will almost certainly merit a higher score in two or three years.

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Community Reviews

89

RickF Trust Rating: 94 Tasted On: 12/31/2011

85

Dionysus Trust Rating: 100 Tasted On: 01/23/2009

Garnet in color. Medium rim variation. Medium legs. Blackberry, Dust, Medium Toast. Medium bodied. Round texture. Short finish.

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