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1994 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Bancroft Ranch

  • 92 WA
  • 92 WS
  • 94 IWC
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon

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SKU: 44489-1994-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 94

    Deep ruby-red. Blackberry, cassis, minerals, flowers, eucalyptus and a hint of game on the complex nose. Dense, layered and very rich, but bright and delineated. Really terrific fruit and firm underlying backbone. Finishes extremely long and powerful, with more than enough fruit to support substantial tannins. Stains the palate. Perhaps even richer than the superb '94 Bancroft Ranch merlot.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 1998
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

    One of Beringer's newest projects is to expand the top of their portfolio, offering limited quantities (approximately 200 case lots) of single-vineyard Cabernet Sauvignons from the different terroirs. Other wines to look for from the single-vineyard collection series include the 1994 Cabernet Sauvignon Bancroft Vineyard. This opaque purple-colored wine offers toasty, smoky oak in its nose, as well as the tell-tale cassis and mineral aromas that emerge from Howell Mountain wines. Rich, powerful, full-bodied flavors, and excellent purity and sweetness of fruit further characterize this broad-shouldered wine. There is also plenty of tannin, suggesting it will require 3-4 years of cellaring after its release.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 92

    This is an ultraripe yet sturdy wine, supported by firm tannins wrapped around the core of ripe plum, currant, prune and mineral nuances. It fairly gushes with rich flavors, yet is also quite powerful, with a long, detailed aftertaste.
    Author: James Laube
  • Self | Rating: 94

    Drink Dates: 2011-2015
    Author: Lasergunn
Beringer Vineyards is the oldest continuously operating winery in the Napa Valley. In 2001, the estate was placed on the National Register for Historic Places as a Historic District. Jacob Beringer's foresight in recognizing the quality and potential of grape growing in the Napa Valley is part of the living heritage of Beringer Vineyards . With the present use of state-of-the-art technology applied to age-old traditions, Beringer Vineyards' wines continue to reflect a single-minded dedication to the making of memorable wines from great Napa Valley vineyards.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 129 bottles owned
  • 37 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 94
    (Out of 37 collectors)