Pride Mountain Vineyards

Napa Valley Reserve Claret

9.324 ratings
9.14 pro ratings
St. Helena, Napa Valley, California, USA
Red Bordeaux Blend
Chili & Hot Spicy, Potato, White Rice, Mushrooms, Pasta, Pork, Salami & Prosciutto, Pungent Cheese, Lamb, Tomato-Based, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Beef, Hard Cheese, Venison
Top Notes For
Craig Sedmak

@pridewines @pridemtnsally much fresher than expectations. very grippy tannins still exist almost making the wine off balance. will be interesting to try another one in 5yrs #mountainwine #1997vintage

@pridewines @pridemtnsally much fresher than expectations. very grippy tannins still exist almost making the wine off balance. will be interesting to try another one in 5yrs #mountainwine #1997vintage

May 18th, 2016
Stephen Redenbaugh

Christmas gift wine... not my favorite producer. But on this occasion I’m wrong. 20 oz dry aged ribeye... at least 3 inches think with brown butter and bordelaise sauce. And this wine is singing! Round, young, smooth and entirely appropriate. Once again It’s hammered home NOT to rely on pre-suppositions with wine. Classic cassis, tobacco, leather, and round black fruit. I don’t buy these New World reds, but with the big bloody steak they work perfectly.

Christmas gift wine... not my favorite producer. But on this occasion I’m wrong. 20 oz dry aged ribeye... at least 3 inches think with brown butter and bordelaise sauce. And this wine is singing! Round, young, smooth and entirely appropriate. Once again It’s hammered home NOT to rely on pre-suppositions with wine. Classic cassis, tobacco, leather, and round black fruit. I don’t buy these New World reds, but with the big bloody steak they work perfectly.

Feb 15th, 2021
Steve Anderson

Decent, but had much higher expectations. Bottle seemed to be in good shape, but a bit reticent on the nose and not a lot going on on the palate.

Decent, but had much higher expectations. Bottle seemed to be in good shape, but a bit reticent on the nose and not a lot going on on the palate.

Feb 21st, 2019
Mono Head

Pride nose is Carmel. Dark. A little bit of tobacco, baking spice. Taste is fruity than the lakoya. Finish isn’t quite there. 9.1

Pride nose is Carmel. Dark. A little bit of tobacco, baking spice. Taste is fruity than the lakoya. Finish isn’t quite there. 9.1

Dec 20th, 2018
Betsy Schermer

Mag

Dec 8th, 2018
Lisa Fried

Tart cherries and has mellowed very nicely.

Tart cherries and has mellowed very nicely.

Aug 7th, 2018
Eric

90/10 Sonoma/Napa. 70/30 Merlot/Cab. Nice complexity- tart black fruit, camphor, cassis, varnish, coffee, and camphor. Long bitter finish. First Pride Reserve wine- different and interesting.

90/10 Sonoma/Napa. 70/30 Merlot/Cab. Nice complexity- tart black fruit, camphor, cassis, varnish, coffee, and camphor. Long bitter finish. First Pride Reserve wine- different and interesting.

Jun 8th, 2018
Michael Meyer

I love this Claret...I love just saying “Claret”. Rich, profuse, dark red cherry and plum, tobacco, wet stone. Super long finish (15.2%).

I love this Claret...I love just saying “Claret”. Rich, profuse, dark red cherry and plum, tobacco, wet stone. Super long finish (15.2%).

Mar 17th, 2018
Brad Kalish

Reserve Claret

Reserve Claret

Aug 20th, 2017
Chris Krueger

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Jun 5th, 2017