2017 GEO Cabernet Sauvignon

In 1988, Ron and Diane Miller, purchased the Mt George Vineyard, the site of the first vinifera plantings in the Coombsville AVA.  Situated in a quiet corner of the Napa Valley a few miles east of the city of Napa, Mt George is a vineyard of undeniable strength. As the 20th anniversary of Silverado’s first Mt George harvest approached in 2012, the decision was made to make a wine for the occasion. It is called GEO – Greek for “Earth” and short for “George” – and it represents the highest expression of single-vineyard Cabernet from this extraordinary place. 

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SKU: CSG177
2017 GEO Cabernet Sauvignon
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Robust aromatics of florals, black cherry liquor, crushed hazelnut, hints of anise, baking spices, and dark chocolate. Full-bodied, with good tannin structure and flavors of black cherry crisp, blackberries, sweet dark plum, mocha, violets, and a long seamless finish.
Food Pairing Notes
Food Recipe Recommended: Chicken with Chunky Olive Tapenade - recipe found on silveradovineyards.com
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Cabernet Sauvignon
Vineyard Designation
Mt. George Vineyard
Harvest Date
September 30, 2017
Sugar
24.9
Acid
5.35 g/L
pH
3.68 pH
Aging
18 months barrel age in 45% new Oak; New Oak profile: 68% French, 32% American; Overall oak profile: 83% French, 17% American
Bottling Date
September 2019
Residual Sugar
0.05%
Alcohol %
14.7
Wine Enthusiast
93