Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Napa Sonoma 1998
Our ’98 Merlot is exceptionally dark in color and profoundly extracted to the degree that is usually associated with warmer vintages. Ripe black cherry aromas are married with the cedary elements from toasted French oak barrel aging. Flavors are overwhelmingly ripe and the body is round and rich. The tannins are abundant, but soft and silky in the finish. Only 5% Cabernet Sauvignon adds an element of complexity to the ripe berry medley.
External Reviews for Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Napa Sonoma
Silky and round in the mouth. An elegant slow-building attack that yields to gorgeous intense cherry and plum flavors with hints of camphor and resiny underbrush. The tannins are ultra refined with no noticeable chalky grip, but with enough time in the mouth, a pleasing firmness emerges. Enjoy with a loved one while sharing a porterhouse for two! Pride Website
Impressive. Espresso-style, deeply concentrated Merlot, boasting a core of rich currant, coffee, black cherry and anise. Firms up on the finish, where a touch of bay leaf adds complexity to the flavor profile. Drink now through 2006. 4,137 cases made... Wine Spectator. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 1998 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot 750ml
Food Pairings for Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Napa Sonoma
4137 cases produced.
Aged in French Oak.
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