+ Add Critic Score

Submit a Critic Score

Score:

Name of Critic:

Close

Ahnfeldt Merlot Napa Valley 2005

Member Review by dynowine:

Very fruity on the nose. Beautiful dark fruit and smooth in the mouth. Tannins and acid medium plus. Delicious.

Add winemaker's notes
Region: USA » California » Napa
Winery: Ahnfeldt
Color: Red
Varietal: Merlot
  • + My Wines

    My Wines

    Save in My Wines

    Add to Wishlist

    My Cellar

  • List It
  • Add Review
3.3 5 0.5
Average Rating Rate It Add
Ahnfeldt:
Bruce Ahnfeldt moved to the Napa Valley in the mid 1980’s. While Ahnfeldt Wines did not begin until 2002, the Ahnfeldts developed and planted their first Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in 1985. Since developing and planting that first vineyard, they have planted five more vineyards of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes in the Napa Valley. Grapes from the Ahnfeldt vineyards have been sold to BV... Read more
Bruce Ahnfeldt moved to the Napa Valley in the mid 1980’s. While Ahnfeldt Wines did not begin until 2002, the Ahnfeldts developed and planted their first Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in 1985. Since developing and planting that first vineyard, they have planted five more vineyards of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot grapes in the Napa Valley. Grapes from the Ahnfeldt vineyards have been sold to BV (Bealieu), Markham, Sterling, Kendal Jackson and Hagafen wineries. These mature vineyards produce such fine quality grapes, that they are now used in their wines. Bruce’s experience in agriculture goes back to his teenage years. For a number of years, he and his brother leased and farmed ten acres of apricot orchards in Los Altos Hills, California, now known as the world famous Silicon Valley. This early exposure to the joys of farming instilled a passion and love for agriculture which years later manifested itself in developing wonderful vineyards. The symbol for Ahnfeldt Wines is a stone carving of their first Friesian horse “Dutch” (Registered name Nanne V.D. Wurdgyk) who was imported from Holland summer of 2003. Soon after acquiring him the idea for their logo was born and developed from the picture as seen above. Since then they have gotten two more Friesian horses. Bengt, their daughter Haley’s horse whom she calls “Comet” and most recently, “Taling R.” (pet name Bouvier). “Dutch” will be forever remembered and immortalized on our label. Read less

Member Reviews for Ahnfeldt Merlot Napa Valley

Add your review
Snooth User: dynowine
3956231,323
3.50 5
03/14/2010

Very fruity on the nose. Beautiful dark fruit and smooth in the mouth. Tannins and acid medium plus. Delicious.




Best Wine Deals

  • $25.59
    20% off
    Delas Frères Crozes-Hermitage Domaine des Grands Chemins
    Delas Frères Crozes-Hermitage Domaine des Grands Chemins 2009
  • $34.99
    20% off
    Roederer Estate Champagne Blend Anderson Valley l'Ermitage Brut
    Roederer Estate Champagne Blend Anderson Valley l'Ermitage Brut 2003
See More Deals

Merlot Top Lists







Snooth Media Network