2005 Pahlmeyer Merlot

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  • Merlot
  • 750ML
  • WA 93
  • IWC 92

Reviews for 2005 Pahlmeyer Merlot

WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2015
The 2005 Merlot from their holdings on Atlas Peak has fresh brambleberry, mulberry and mocha-infused fruit, medium to full body, excellent acidity, and wonderful vibrancy and vigor. It is youthful at age 10. The alcohol... The 2005 Merlot from their holdings on Atlas Peak has fresh brambleberry, mulberry and mocha-infused fruit, medium to full body, excellent acidity, and wonderful vibrancy and vigor. It is youthful at age 10. The alcohol level is listed at 15.2%, but again, it is completely hidden by the wine’s wealth of concentration. This wine can be drunk now, but promises to hold and even evolve for another 10-15 years. - Robert M. Parker, Jr.
IWC 92
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, May 2008
Good red-ruby. Dark fruit aromas complicated by violet bitter chocolate and minerals; more complex than the young 2006. Tightly wound but already sexy with fresh acidity and underlying minerality giving the dark fruit... Good red-ruby. Dark fruit aromas complicated by violet bitter chocolate and minerals; more complex than the young 2006. Tightly wound but already sexy with fresh acidity and underlying minerality giving the dark fruit flavors excellent definition. This seems distinctly sweeter than the 2006 owing to its early harmoniousness but is actually lower in pH and higher in acidity according to Jayson Pahlmeyer.