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2002 Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon Rancho del Oso

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / NAPA
  • 92 WA
  • 90 IWC
  • Variety
    Cabernet Sauvignon

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SKU: 106180-2002-750

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$80.00

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 90

    Full ruby. Superripe, slightly porty nose. Sweet, creamy and exotic, with mouthfilling black cherry and dark berry fruit. Most impressive today on the very long back end, which features substantial but sweet palate-coating tannins.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2005
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 92

    The 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon Rancho del Oso is a chunky, muscular effort that reveals the earthier side of this cuvee
    Author: Robert Parker
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  • 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.

    California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like Staglin, Beringer, Ridge, Mayacamas and Chateau Montelena in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 41 bottles owned
    • 18 collectors