2018 Mt George Merlot 1.5L

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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2018 Mt George Merlot 1.5L
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromas of savory herbs such as a dried bay leaf, thyme, and tobacco leaves are joined by sweet clove. The wine hits the palate with a silky, smooth texture, and flavors of juicy bright red fruits that suggest pomegranate and berries. Well-integrated oak, earth, and spice notes, such as black tea, complement the fruit and lead to a long cocoa finish.
Food Pairing Notes
Cheese Recommended Pairings: Smoked Aged Gouda, Brie, Pecorino Romano, or Manchego Reserve. Recommended Food Recipes: Classic Mac & Cheese, or Baked Pesto Meatballs - recipe on silveradovineyards.com/recipes
Wine Specs
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Merlot
Vineyard Designation
Mt. George Vineyard, Coombsville
Sugar
24.7
Acid
5.70 g/L
pH
3.47 pH
Aging
16 months barrel age in 100% French, 40% new
Residual Sugar
0.03%
Alcohol %
14.7