Red

2006 Beringer Vineyards Merlot Bancroft Ranch

Merlot

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
  • Howell Mountain
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Community Tasting Notes 35

  • Tannic Monster Likes this wine: (90 points)

    May 23, 2016 - Dried mushrooms, dark cherry, and sharp cheese notes on the nose...seems very right bank. The wine hits the palate with some spunky acidity, then chewy tar and leather mixing with strawberry daiquiri and sour cherry. Feels a bit hot on the finish.

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  • travelme Likes this wine: (91 points)

    December 24, 2015 - See previous note. Nice dark fruit. Sad that this was my last bottle.

  • jlhkiss Likes this wine: (91 points)

    October 7, 2015 - Still rugged, but very nice dark fruit.

  • jlhkiss Likes this wine: (92 points)

    August 29, 2015 - Evolving nicely. Very tart, juicy blackberries and plums against a square frame. Went much better with rich food. Drink now - 2021.

  • pdadams66 Likes this wine: (90 points)

    March 5, 2015 - Deep dark center, red rim with some signs of age.
    Creamy, plummy, minty, chilly pepper, crushed black olives, perfumed dried basil and oregano, raspberry candy.
    Sweet, fennel, plums, cut grass, a little dill, black pepper, modest tannin and acid, dried cranberry and blueberry finish.
    Great Napa merlot, ripe and fruity, drinking well now, but needs an hour decant.

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2010, IWC Issue #150 (link)

    (Beringer Vineyards Merlot Bancroft Ranch Howell Mountain) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2006
  • Type Red
  • Producer Beringer Vineyards
  • Varietal Merlot
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Bancroft Ranch
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Howell Mountain
  • UPC Code 089819008162

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 17 (2%)
  • In Cellars 472 (50%)
  • Consumed 447 (48%)

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