One doesn’t expect much from a bottle of wine that costs six bucks, but Beringer turns out a pretty drinkable product with this new bottling.
Beringer’s Chardonnay “California Collection” is distinguished by a distinct lack of oakiness. Instead, it’s rich with apple fruit, displaying both a nice acidity and a little buttery roundness on the finish. Nothing complex, of course, but something that went just fine with an afternoon by the fire after a tiring day on the ski slopes.
B / $6