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2009 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot
- North Coast
- Napa / Sonoma
Community Tasting Notes 67
PSMB wrote: (91 points)
May 27, 2016 - Drinking well, but probably time to start drinking up.
kennyd Likes this wine: (90 points)
January 3, 2016 - Good. Not as good as the '08. Better the second day. Makes me wonder whether we should wait on the next bottle from our cellar. Regardless, I have to say that Pride does a nice job on their merlots. Thank you.
Ceo wrote: (92 points)
December 24, 2015 - This is a beautiful wine I could not wait anymore!!
SMHalps Likes this wine: (88 points)
November 4, 2015 - Wine dinner of Pride Mountain wines. Something had to finish last. Not a terrible wine, but just compared to the other wines of the night, it was lacking. A bit thin, and it tasted "hot" even though the listed alcohol wasn't that high. Some of my group used "spice" instead of hot as an adjective.
Tetherton Likes this wine: (92 points)
October 31, 2015 - Pride merlot never, ever disappoints!! A wonderfully balanced merlot with a hint of spice. The tannins are very gentle. For the "heck of it", just looked at the Pride website and one of the descriptors for the 2009 was that there a subtle hint of "Mahogany chest". Anyone out there tasted any furniture lately?? I know oak but not Mahogany:-)
Pro Reviews 2
By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)
(Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Napa County/Sonoma County) Subscribe to see review text.
By Richard Jennings
9/10/2012 (link) 91 points
(Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot) Dark red violet color; ripe black fruit, chocolate nose; ripe black fruit, chocolate palate; medium-plus finish (w/9% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2.5% Petit Verdot and .5% Cabernet Franc)
- Vintage 2009
- Type Red
- Producer Pride Mountain Vineyards
- Varietal Merlot
- Designation n/a
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion North Coast
- Appellation Napa / Sonoma
- UPC Codes 767191200090, 767191200120
- Pending Delivery 15 (1%)
- In Cellars 1,581 (57%)
- Consumed 1,169 (42%)