Wine Beringer, "Private Reserve" Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, 2010
Characterized by an intense ruby red color.
The taste of wine is sweet, creamy, powerful, layered with classic tones of black fruit, chocolate and mineral nuances, very structured and delicate, with a high level of tannins.
The aroma has notes of cassis cream, espresso, dark chocolate and smoke, as well as small dusty notes.
The wine goes well with meat dishes, mushrooms, game, cheeses.
1981 was the first year when the winemaker Ed Sbragiya started blending the best of the harvest from the vineyards of Beringer for "Private Reserve" Cabernet Sauvignon. Ed has worked tirelessly, trying to determine what kind of Napa Valley vineyards create the most intense flavor, typical of "Private Reserve". Year after year, he perfected his skills and made sure that the "Private Reserve" has become one of the iconic Californian wines. It was created on the basis of Cabernet Sauvignon with seven different sites and a small percentage of Cabernet Franc. Vinification and fermentation takes place each site separately. Then within 2 years wine aged in thus obtained final mixture. Vintage 2006 is pleased to incredibly deep, multi-taste, as well as a rich aroma. Experts recommend to consume this drink over the next 15 years.
Beringer winery, founded in 1876, is the oldest operating winery in the Napa Valley. The winery is one of the first in California began to organize tours for visitors after the repeal of Prohibition, used to attract the attention of leaflets with the words: "All roads lead to Beringer." Winery while visiting even the Hollywood star Clark Gable.
Jacob Beringer left his home in Germany in 1868 for the sunny coast of California, where the soil and climate is perfect for growing grapes. In 1870 he and his brother Frederick bought land in the Napa Valley and began to produce a wine that was on the same level as the top-quality wines, produced by them in Europe. At the same time Chinese workers were hired for the construction of tunnels for the cellars. Construction has taken away a lot of time, but the cellar is still in effect. House-manor was built as a replica of the house in Germany, left Jacob. Today the winery with the house-manor entered into the National Register of Historic Places. In 1971 the family sold the brand and Beringer winery company Nestle. In 1996, the management took over the company Texas Pacific Group. And in 2011, all owned by Treasury Wine Estates.
Historic manor Beringer today offers a variety of wine tasting rooms, where guests can enjoy an unrivaled range of wines and learn about winemaking. Also hosts a variety of seminars and wine tours. Winery acts as a culinary club, which gives an idea of the visitors about combinations of wine and different kinds of products.