Pale bright yellow. Pure aromas of musky nectarine, grapefruit and pineapple. Boasts good thickness and richness for a chardonnay in this price range; the dominant characteristic is lively stone fruit flavors.
Beringer's Napa Valley Chardonnay is a vibrant expression of this beautiful varietal and the depth and complexity of flavors it can exhibit. Winemaker Laurie Hook chooses complementary lots from AVAs in the cool southern end of the valley to craft a wine that is the quintessential expression of Napa Valley terroir.
WA 87 A solid effort, with direct green apple, pear, spice and light floral and herbal touches, ending with a clean, refreshing finish. Drink now through 2016. 65,493 cases made. -JL, Wine Spectator, 87 Points