PRIDE MOUNTAIN VINEYARDS MERLOT

Our goal is to make intensely flavored wines that reflect and honor our unique growing situation at 2100’ elevation.  Our vineyards mainly face south and are above the fog layer which results in vines bathed in sunshine from morning to evening throughout the growing season.  Our morning low temperatures are much higher than in the surrounding valleys while our afternoon high temperatures are much lower.  Due to this, our vines are physiologically active for most of each 24-hour period during the ripening season even if the grapes do not ripen faster than in the valleys due to our cooler afternoon temperatures. 

These distinct growing conditions result in big red wines that are on the black-fruit side of the ripeness spectrum but that nonetheless are loaded with varietal character and a nice amount of acidity on the finish.  The viognier and chardonnay have mid-palate richness due to all of our sunshine but are able to maintain acidity and excitement on the finish.  Our whites are distinguished by having a strong flavor intensity while simultaneously remaining fresh and lively in the mouth.  

 

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2005 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot - 750ml
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2005 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot - 750ml
Regular price $85.00
2002 Pride Mountain Cuvee Merlot - 750ml
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2002 Pride Mountain Cuvee Merlot - 750ml
Regular price $240.00
1997 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Magnum - 1500ml
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1997 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Magnum - 1500ml
Regular price $245.00
2001 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Double Magnum - 3000ml
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2001 Pride Mountain Vineyards Merlot Double Magnum - 3000ml
Regular price $445.00
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