2016 Mt George Merlot

Located east of Napa, our Mt. George Vineyard is the site of one of the first grape plantings in the valley in the 19th century. The deep soils derived from volcanic shale and tufa yield Merlot fruit of power and structure.

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2016 Mt George Merlot
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromatics of rhubarb pie and toasted paprika. Bright acidity and medium-bodied. A sweet and savory mix of tart cherries, red berries, clove, and black pepper spices, with a long, streamlined finish.
Awards
Awarded Gold, at the San Francisco Chronicle 2020 Wine Competition & Gold, at the TexSom 2020 International Wine Awards.
Food Pairing Notes
Recommended Food Recipe: Classic Mac & Cheese - recipes on silveradovineyards.com/recipes
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Merlot
Vineyard Designation
Mt. George Vineyard, Coombsville
Harvest Date
September 9 & 12, 2016
Sugar
25.4
Acid
5.46 g/L
pH
3.54 pH
Aging
17 months barrel age in 44% new oak
Residual Sugar
0.04%
Alcohol %
15.0
Wine Enthusiast
92