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About Pahlmeyer Winery
In 1981, after years of research, lab work and avoiding the border authorities, Jason Pahlmeyer planted his smuggled Bordeaux clones in Napa Valley. In 1986 he released the first Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red to critical acclaim, and he’s been on the way up ever since...
90 Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2014
(15.2% alcohol; 94% cabernet sauvignon with 2% each merlot and cabernet franc and 1% each petit verdot and malbec): Bright medium ruby. Aromas of blackberry, cassis, licorice, herbs and dark chocolate. Denser and deeper than the 2011 merlot without any loss of pliancy. Still, the dark fruit flavors show a slightly intrusive menthol greenness and less easy sweetness. Finishes with rather suave tannins. This release features the highest percentage of cabernet sauvignon to date.