Red

2007 Pahlmeyer Merlot

Merlot

  • USA
  • > California
  • > Napa Valley
Drink between 2011 - 2023
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Community Tasting Notes 55

  • stconner Likes this wine: (90 points)

    December 28, 2014 - Good but not great merlot. Good fruit on mid palate. Not much of finish. I am not sure if this wine will get better or not with any more age.

  • Colia wrote: (95 points)

    November 16, 2014 - Delightfully pure blueberry fruit and confected black raspberries.

  • Bill Johnson Likes this wine: (93 points)

    October 5, 2014 - A beautiful merlot. Still lots of life left. Dark fruit, plum blackberry and bramble. A hint of rosemary. Long finish of 30 seconds. Very enjoyable. Will stand up to normal cab foods.

  • slywka7 Likes this wine: (96 points)

    July 20, 2014 - Pahlmeyer makes one of the best Merlots in Napa Valley. This has aromas of plum, cherry, tobacco, dusty berry and raspberry. Nose is really singing today. Very big wine and coats the whole mouth, it has flavors of black cherry, plum, licorice, black raspberry and a touch of herb. Finish sails on for 35-40 seconds. Smooth tannins and this is gorgeous in the mouth. This is drinking perfectly right now.

  • GA_Seattle Likes this wine: (91 points)

    June 20, 2014 - Popped and let breathe for 90 min. Super big wine, packed with black cherry, berries, coffee, still wound tight but a luscious texture coats the palate on the finish. Very California in style, no surprise there. Still developing, probably benefit from at least two more years.

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    May/June 2010, Issue #150 (link)

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  • By Richard Jennings
    8/23/2010 (link) 92 points

    (Pahlmeyer Merlot) Black fruit, charcoal nose; black fruit, charcoal palate with depth; medium-plus finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2007
  • Type Red
  • Producer Pahlmeyer
  • Varietal Merlot
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Napa Valley
  • Appellation Napa Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 8 (0%)
  • In Cellars 1399 (74%)
  • Consumed 488 (26%)

Food Pairing

Grilled tuna done rare

Who Likes This Wine

100% Like It  17 votes