2017 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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2017 Mt George Merlot
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Sweet and savory suggest fresh raspberry, thyme, and a hint of meatiness. The tannin, acidity, and flavors are nicely knit. Savory herbs and sweet berries are met with a clean, mineral finish.
Awards
Gold, 2021 TexSom International Wines Awards
Food Pairing Notes
Recommended Cheese Pairings: Smoked Aged Gouda, Brie, Pecorino Romano, or Manchego Reserve. Recommended Food Recipe: Classic Mac & Cheese or Baked Pesto Meatballs - Recipes on silveradovineyards.com/recipes
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Merlot
Vineyard Designation
Mt. George Vineyard, Coombsville
Harvest Date
September 2 & 6, 2017
Sugar
25.2
Acid
5.90 g/L
pH
3.44 pH
Aging
18 months barrel age in 43 % new oak
Bottling Date
July 2019
Residual Sugar
0.04%
Alcohol %
14.9
Wine Enthusiast
90