Beringer Luminus Chardonnay 2018 - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake

Beringer Luminus Chardonnay 2018

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Beringer Luminus Chardonnay 2018
$29.99
$26.99

SKU 10403

750ml

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Meaning “light” in Latin, Luminus naturally represents the radiance of this Chardonnay. Like the brightness and purity that the name conjures, Chardonnay from the Oak Knoll district is known for its focus. The Chardonnay fruit from the Big Ranch Vineyard is known for its elegance and balance and Chief Winemaker Mark Beringer has always gravitated towards this acid-driven, food-friendly style of Chardonnay. 
Category White Wine
Varietal
Region California, Napa Valley, Oak Knoll
Brand Beringer
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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James SucklingAttractive freshness and gently flinty citrus fruits. Aromas of melon and hazelnut nougat follow and lead to a palate with lemon, grapefruit, grilled peaches and nectarines. Layered and textural. Some pithy grip to close. This has attractive freshness and composure.

May 2018
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VinousThe 2018 Chardonnay Luminous is a very pretty, understated wine. Light tropical notes, butter, mint, orchard fruit and lemon confit give the 2018 an attractive exotic flair, and yet it remains pretty and very much medium in body. This is an especially brisk style.

Antonio Galloni, January 2020
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Jeb DunnuckThe 2018 Chardonnay Luminus is a much smaller production effort and made in a fresher, crisper style. Lots of lemon, orange blossom, spice, and a touch of minerality emerge from the glass, and it's medium-bodied, balanced, and elegant on the palate, with plenty to love. Drink it over the coming 3-4 years.

January 31, 2020

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