This mountain-grown “super-Tuscan” is more than a mouthful, with wild berries, rich, ripe plums, hints of vanilla and leather and an amazing mid-palate that continues to evolve with incredible clarity and a luxurious finish.

Appellation: Sonoma County
Vintage: 2005
Harvest: October 2005
Fermentation: Stainless Steel
Cooperage: French Oak
Blend: 80% Sangiovese
25% Merlot
Alcohol: 14.5%
Bottling: October 2006
Production: 275 (500 ml bottles) cases
Release Date: March 2007
Price: $55.00


  • The Wine Advocate: December 28, 2007 Issue 174
    Rating: 88

    Pride Mountain consistently does a good job with Sangiovese, and the 2005 offers aromas of saddle leather, underbrush, sweet cherries, and a notion of unsmoked cigar tobacco. Drink it over the next several years.