1990 Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red


Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Franc
Petit Verdot


  • Caldwell Vineyard

Proprietary Red: An Iconic Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend

Jayson Pahlmeyer's "California Mouton" - a rich, powerful Napa Valley Bordeaux blend called Proprietary RedRead More


90 Points

James Laube, Wine Spectator, October 1993

Ripe and intense with a pretty array of flavors ranging from herb, mint, spice and currant. The texture is rich and smooth and the flavors keep repeating themselves on a long, full finish, where you pick up tobacco and cherry notes.

89 Points

Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #89, October 1993

A deep ruby/purple color and a bouquet that offers pure, moderately intense aromas of smoke, cassis, and spicy oak, are followed by a wine with deep, ripe, rich, curranty flavors, firm, elevated tannins, and high acidity. Noticeable tartness from the acidity kept the score low. This wine should age well for 12-15 years.


Randy Dunn

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