Pahlmeyer

Napa Valley Proprietary Red Blend

9.3108 ratings
9.113 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec
Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pasta, Venison, Tomato-Based, Potato, Pork, Chocolate & Caramel, White Rice, Mushrooms, Beef, Lamb, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Hard Cheese, Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Herbs, Chicken, Turkey, Soft Cheese, Beans & Peas, Duck, Blue Cheese, Onion
Top Notes For
Sipping Fine Wine

Blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 6% Malbec and small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Deep Ruby red with aromas of ripe berry fruits, spice and floral notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry, currants and smoky oak with earthy floral and black pepper notes. Fine soft tannins, long finish ending with fruit, toasty oak and floral mineral character. Will still age a bit but nice now! Tasting Sample!

Blend of 81% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 6% Malbec and small amounts of Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. Deep Ruby red with aromas of ripe berry fruits, spice and floral notes. On the palate flavors of blackberry, currants and smoky oak with earthy floral and black pepper notes. Fine soft tannins, long finish ending with fruit, toasty oak and floral mineral character. Will still age a bit but nice now! Tasting Sample!

Nov 30th, 2022
Matthew Marcino

Nailed it

Nailed it

Nov 22nd, 2018
Ron R
9.3

Always well above the waterline. Needs time. Lacking the depth and complexity that I’ve come to expect from this winery. Still very strong, but with time, I’m hoping it’s gonna step up into a heavier weight class. Mixing metaphors, but you get the point.

Always well above the waterline. Needs time. Lacking the depth and complexity that I’ve come to expect from this winery. Still very strong, but with time, I’m hoping it’s gonna step up into a heavier weight class. Mixing metaphors, but you get the point.

May 28th, 2018
Kevin Ortzman

Too young resulting in a disappointment relative to expectations. This vintage should be stored for a decade. Fruit bomb in the nose with stewed prunes/plums and heated blackberries. The palate falls a bit short and not well balanced, again I attribute this to the youthful nature of this vintage.

Too young resulting in a disappointment relative to expectations. This vintage should be stored for a decade. Fruit bomb in the nose with stewed prunes/plums and heated blackberries. The palate falls a bit short and not well balanced, again I attribute this to the youthful nature of this vintage.

Jun 22nd, 2017
Sofia Horvath

"Red wine" listed on label. Not sure of varietal breakdown. Regardless, delicious, firm, juicy.

"Red wine" listed on label. Not sure of varietal breakdown. Regardless, delicious, firm, juicy.

Jun 24th, 2016
Bill Bender

Awful late dinner, 8 bottles in mistake. Not Pahlmeyer's fault. This was like beating a baby seal and complaining that it tasted rubbery. So so young, massive and unyielding. Tasted like the '17 vintage. Can't rate but hold this fucker and don't wake it until it's done sleeping.

Awful late dinner, 8 bottles in mistake. Not Pahlmeyer's fault. This was like beating a baby seal and complaining that it tasted rubbery. So so young, massive and unyielding. Tasted like the '17 vintage. Can't rate but hold this fucker and don't wake it until it's done sleeping.

Dec 19th, 2015
Deborah M

Lovely

Lovely

Sep 6th, 2021
Philip Ariza

velvety. dark fruit. solid tannins that lead to a long finish. yummy!

velvety. dark fruit. solid tannins that lead to a long finish. yummy!

Feb 12th, 2021
Billy L.

Lot’s of life left! 🍇🍷👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Lot’s of life left! 🍇🍷👍🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

Jul 27th, 2020
Peter Collins

Mehhh.

Mehhh.

Apr 4th, 2020