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Date Printed: 4/20/2014
Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red 2009
Pahlmeyer Napa Valley Proprietary Red 2009
(search item no. 120141)
collectible wine
has fluid
has fluid 360

Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 4/20/2014: $119.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 95 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2005 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 95 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
1997 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
1997 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
1996 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1995 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
1994 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
1994 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 Proprietary Red is at once elegant, rich, and powerful. Brilliant purple in color, aromas of wildflower, and rose oil deepen as the wine opens. Flavors of cassis, huckleberry, and tar are accented by notes of smoked meats and cardamom. Polished, fine-grained tannins are supple and silky. The multi-layered finish relaxes and evolves with time indicating age-worthiness.

Blend: 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 3% Petit Verdot, 1% Malbec

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About Pahlmeyer:

Jayson Pahlmeyer has been producing highly sought-after wines since 1986. It began with Jayson's dream to make world-class Bordeaux-style wine from Napa Valley. Pahlmeyer's estate vineyard - Waters Rance - is situated at 2100 feet in the Atlas Peak appellation of Napa Valley. It is the key source for their Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Malbec and Chardonnay. Jayson's passion eventually led him to the Sonoma Coast, where less than seven miles and two ridges from the Pacific Ocean, he planted Wayfarer Farm, their key source for Pinot Noir.