Recognition

95 Points - Wine Spectator #9 Wine of the Year

Wine Spectator, November 15, 2017

Women in Wine: 8 Great California Female Winemakers

www.vivino.com, March 8, 2017

Wine to Buy This Week: 2014 Pahlmeyer Chardonnay

www.intowine.com, February 21, 2017

Sonoma Coast Pinot Noirs Blur the Boundary Lines

New York Times, February 16, 2017

Splurge On Yourself for Valentine's Day

Wine Enthusiast, February 13, 2017
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2013 Pahlmeyer Raison DEtre

2013 Pahlmeyer "Raison D'Etre"

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99 points
Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate, December 2016

Nearly its match is the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Raison d’Etre, a blend of 100% estate fruit consisting of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot. There is not much difference in power, massive extract, richness, length and profound aromatics and flavors, as this is just a prodigious wine. Perhaps the dosage of Merlot gives this more chocolate and espresso than the Pièce De Résistance, but it is a stunningly big, thick, juicy wine that somehow maintains balance and delineation. Drink it over the next 35+ years.

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