1994 Beringer Knights Valley - Printable Version
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- winoweenie - 11-09-2008 10:19 AM
Another orphan that appered yesterday while looking for something else. Remeber this as a muscular young athelete that had just finished his last race. Now it's relaxing in it's old age knowing it could still compete but would strain to keep up. Clear ruby with just a small bricking at the rim. Nose has mature red fruits, sweet spices, cassis and a touch of vanilla. Soft entry, solid center and a 4 lapper finish. Absolutely no noticible tannins. Probably on the decline and could have been on the top at least 5-6 years ago. Still looks like it will be drinkable for another 2-4 but why chance it? 90/95 15 by the box. 13.4% alc. WW
- newsguy - 11-10-2008 07:20 PM
WW: I just procured two bottles of the '95 and one of the '94. I'm assuming drink the 95 first, then the 94, and sooner rather than later on all of them?
- winoweenie - 11-10-2008 07:27 PM
Party Up!!!! Drink all 3 of them dudes by 6:42 tonite. WW Do the 94 ASAP. WW
- TheEngineer - 11-12-2008 12:06 AM
You would've guessed that response was coming...... only WW...
- newsguy - 11-12-2008 12:20 PM
will look for occasions to pop them all in the next couple months. thanks!
- newsguy - 11-20-2008 08:23 PM
opened one of the 95s at my brother's on sunday for dinner and the redskins game. decanted only for sediment, and it ended up there was very little at the bottom of the bottle. wine had beautiful, mature cab aromatics and flavors. it was on the tongue, though, that you could tell this wine is on the downslope. really nice and elegant, just not quite as as big as you would hope. still impressive (89 points), but probably 2-3 points better 2-3 years ago. will drink the other bottle of 95 and the lone 94 by inauguration day.
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- newsguy - 01-14-2009 08:16 PM
drank the second bottle of 95 at my brother's on christmas eve. definitely shone despite some fine company (including a 99 ch. margaux pavillon rouge) and i'd kick the score up to a 90. deelish! planning to pop that 94 next weekend.
- winoweenie - 01-14-2009 09:34 PM
- Kcwhippet - 01-14-2009 09:42 PM
Have just one Knights Valley in the cellar. It's a 1997 in Jereboam. Should last a few more years if you all are drinking the 94's now.
- winoweenie - 01-15-2009 10:50 AM
The 97 is a winner too. In that format there's no rush to consume unless I'm there to help pull the cork. WW
RE: 1994 Beringer Knights Valley - winoweenie - 01-30-2014 02:16 PM
I missed the maturation of this by a country mile! See my post below made yesterday. Old Leather-Tongue done it agin!!!! WW