Red

2010 Pahlmeyer Merlot

Merlot

  • USA
  • California
  • Napa Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 13

  • MAXIMUM SATISFACTION wrote: (92 points)

    June 22, 2017 - Quick decant on this. High acid low tannin. Very plush with plums, baked red fruit, smoked meat, and dark chocolate. Tastes more like a Syrah. Plenty of time left but not a whole lot more room to improve.

  • Alfaro wrote: (84 points)

    May 11, 2017 - I'm a huge fan of Pahlmeyer, however this was my first experience with the merlot and I was very disappointed! It had an exciting great big beautiful nose of ripe red dark fruit with floral vanilla notes, but the pallet was muted, subdued, bland and disappointing! Maybe this bottle was in a weird place, or not cellared properly, whatever the case I will not be spending any more money on the Pahlmeyer Merlot anytime soon.

  • Luke Woods wrote: (94 points)

    February 4, 2017 - Went great with crab Louie for lunch

  • Coachron13 Likes this wine: (93 points)

    January 16, 2016 - A really outstanding merlot. Very bold, well integrated. Lots of fruit, but it's balanced well with the other attributes. Many years left.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Drew Pauk, CWE wrote: (92 points)

    February 15, 2015 - High alcohol. Silky silky smooth with a great finish.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2011 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: Terroir Matters - Updated (Nov 2013) (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2013, IWC Issue #168 (link)

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    2010 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon: An Epic Vintage (Dec 2012) (link)

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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pahlmeyer
  • Varietal Merlot
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley
  • UPC Codes 015917026968, 055816527500

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 684 (68%)
  • Consumed 328 (32%)

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