Aromas of blackberry, cassis and sarsaparilla are complemented by spice notes. A note of sweet mint leads into a ripe fruit core full of blackberry and currant flavors. A pleasing finish accents the full body and smooth tannins. A small percentage of Petit Verdot was added to the blend, contributing additional aromatics and elongating the finish.
99% Cabernet Sauvignon, 1% Petit Verdot. In 1875 the Beringer brothers, Jacob and Frederick, came to Napa Valley from Germany with the goal of making wines that compared to the best in Europe. They established Beringer Vineyards in 1876 and began making world-class wines from this previously undiscovered region. Since then, Beringer has built a remarkable winemaking history and legacy crafting renowned wines from a prized collection of Napa Valley vineyards, celebrating the uniqueness of each site. As the longest continuously operating winery in Napa Valley, Beringer offers a trusted name and established record of quality. To understand this wine is to know that it was born in Napa Valley.