Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Review: *** $ Beringer Merlot, California, 2013 = Practically Free, BEST VALUE

Original tasting and review : This is Beringer Merlot, California, 2013, finished at 13% alcohol and first sampled 2 years from vintage date, in July, 2015.

In the glass: Medium deep  brick red.

On the nose: Poured at room temperature and swirled vigorously, shows light cranberries.  From the aroma, seems like this will be bright and tangy, not full of flavor.

On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact more friendly and flavorful than anticipated.  Shows a vibrant purple fruit, clean plums muddled with fresh blackberry, with soft, sweet surround sound.  Finish is fast but clean.

In summary: Overall, friendly sip touches three stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale, making this a best value at its attractive price point.

Check out today's pricing and retail availability for Beringer Merlot.

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