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Date Printed: 12/19/2014
Pahlmeyer Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2006
Pahlmeyer Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2006
(search item no. 100536)
collectible wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 12/19/2014: $60.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2010 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 92 points
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2007 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 95 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2006 vintage has turned out to be one of the best for Chardonnay, and our 2006 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay has turned out to be a stunner! The vibrant golden hue in the glass invites you to aromas of tropical fruit, nutmeg, citrus, and spice that continue onto a palate that is crisp, complex and vibrant. The balance between the toasty oak, acidity, and flavor components are impeccable. Enjoy this wine in the near term; but give it some time in the bottle and you will be rewarded handsomely.
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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.