BERINGER ALLUVIUM RED KNIGHTS VALLEY - 2001
This Napa California blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Cabernet Franc is aged 22 months in oak.
Deep purple in color with cherry and dark fruit flavors, spice and licorice. Young and a bit harsh on the finish, but lots of acidity.
SCORE & RECOMMENDATION:
This is a good wine but unless it matures and comes together after cellaring, it is not a good value. At around $22 a bottle, you are much better off with red blends like Bogle's Phantom, Thackrey's Pleiades, and Luce Della Vite Lucente which are far superior.