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2016 Merlot

As is often the case with this particular variety, Merlot may be the dark horse of Boeger Winery. The Merlot plantings are on our Estate vineyards, deliver an unassumingly delicious wine year in and year out, while a small amount of fruit from higher elevation vineyards contributes additional structure and color. The nose offers rich, savory notes that are counterpointed by red fruit aromas, while the palate is full and inviting, with Merlot’s typically soft, rich tannins.

SILVER, North of the Gate

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Aroma – Plum, blueberry, fruit leather, mocha, vanilla, hints of campfire.

Palate – Well-structured, medium-bodied, with well-integrated tannins and a nice, medium-long finish.

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Production Notes

94% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon
Vintage 2016
Wine Style Medium Red Wine
Varietal Merlot
Appellation El Dorado
Harvest Date Fruit hand harvested late September, 2016.
Aging Aged 15 months in neutral French and American oak
Ageability Drink now through 2025
Bottling Date February 16, 2018
Residual Sugar .14%
Alcohol % 13.9
Size 750 ml