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Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Napa Sonoma 1997

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The level of extraction in the 1997 reds is quite remarkable, providing a rich body and an intense fruit character of cassis and blackberry. The use of new French oak during the barrel aging of these beauties was increased to match the ripe dynamics of these wines. The resulting oak character is reminiscent of sweet clove and cedar. Tannins are ample for extended bottle aging but soft and supple enough to enjoy this Merlot in its vibrant youth. Cabernet Sauvignon was blended (10%) for added complexity and textural contribution.

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Pride Mountain Vineyards:
People immediately understand why the winery estate was previously named "Summit Ranch." The twisting twenty-minute drive west from St. Helena, or east from Santa Rosa, rewards visitors with a stunning view of rugged Mount St. Helena to the northeast and verdant vineyards rising skyward in all directions. Pride Mountain Vineyards is a 235-acre estate with a wooden-beamed, modest-sized winery ... Read more
People immediately understand why the winery estate was previously named "Summit Ranch." The twisting twenty-minute drive west from St. Helena, or east from Santa Rosa, rewards visitors with a stunning view of rugged Mount St. Helena to the northeast and verdant vineyards rising skyward in all directions. Pride Mountain Vineyards is a 235-acre estate with a wooden-beamed, modest-sized winery that blends smoothly into its mountainous surroundings and California heritage. The charming and unpretentious tasting room offers guests the opportunity to sample the latest vintages while chatting with the gracious and knowledgeable staff. County regulations require that visitors hold a prior appointment. Read less

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Snooth User: Kemp Cellar
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12/18/2011

Buzz - 12-10-11 and at Kayne Prime


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06/10/2013

Four and a half glasses


External Reviews for Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Napa Sonoma

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Source: Luxurious Drinks
08/18/2012

Luxurious Drinks offers you: Wine - red - 1997 - Pride Mountain Merlot - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Merlot - 750 ml.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

Wonderful ripe fruit is the hallmark of this lovely California Merlot, which displays rich and complex cherry, currant, anise, cedar and spice flavors. Gains in depth and nuance through the finish, where it keeps pumping out the flavors... Wine Spectator. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1997 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot 750ml


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Source: Luxurious Drinks
09/26/2013

Red wine - 1997 - Pride Mountain Merlot - USA - Region: California - Apellation: Napa Valley - Merlot - 750 ml.



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The level of extraction in the 1997 reds is quite remarkable, providing a rich body and an intense fruit character of cassis and blackberry. The use of new French oak during the barrel aging of these beauties was increased to match the ripe dynamics of these wines. The resulting oak character is reminiscent of sweet clove and cedar. Tannins are ample for extended bottle aging but soft and supple enough to enjoy this Merlot in its vibrant youth. Cabernet Sauvignon was blended (10%) for added complexity and textural contribution.

5208 cases produced.

Aged in French Oak.

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 14.1%

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