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Schweiger Vineyards Merlot Spring Mountain District 2004

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The 2004 came on fast and hot but at an even enough pace that wewere able to bring in the fruit at just the right moment, resulting ina full complex Merlot.With the 2004 vintage, we continue our unique tradition of crafting100% Merlot. The aroma is full of mixed berries and black cherry, withhints of cocoa, cedar, and hazelnut. On the mouth, vibrant fruit showsoff a richly layered mid-palate and lingering black fruit finishTechnical InformationVarietal Percentage: 100% Merlot.Age of vines and soil type: 10-19 year old vines planted in deep volcanic soils.Date picked: 9/2/04.Harvest Sugar: 25.5 degrees brix.Fermentation time/Temperature Range: 10 days, 62-93 F.Fermentation container/maceration: Open fermentation in small containers, punched down twice a day.Analysis at bottlingAlcohol: 14.6%pH: 3.46TA: 5.40V.A.: 0.054 g/100ml.R.S.: Dry.Aging and bottlingLength/type of aging: 22 months in 60 gal Oak barrels: 40% newFrench Oak, 5% new American Oak, 50% 2 year old French Oak, and 5% 2-4year old American OakBottled: June 2006.Approximate lifespan under proper cellar conditions: 15+ years.Number of cases produced: 385 cases.Release Date: June 2008.Winemaker: Andrew T. Schweiger.

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Schweiger Vineyards:
Today Schweiger Vineyards includes 25 acres of Cabernet, four acres of Chardonnay, two acres of Merlot and micro blocks of Cabernet Franc, Malbec & Petite Sirah, Schweiger also produces a Sauvignon Blanc with fruit sourced from Sonoma County. Annual harvest yields vary from 1.5 to 3.5 tons per acre.

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The 2004 came on fast and hot but at an even enough pace that wewere able to bring in the fruit at just the right moment, resulting ina full complex Merlot.With the 2004 vintage, we continue our unique tradition of crafting100% Merlot. The aroma is full of mixed berries and black cherry, withhints of cocoa, cedar, and hazelnut. On the mouth, vibrant fruit showsoff a richly layered mid-palate and lingering black fruit finishTechnical InformationVarietal Percentage: 100% Merlot.Age of vines and soil type: 10-19 year old vines planted in deep volcanic soils.Date picked: 9/2/04.Harvest Sugar: 25.5 degrees brix.Fermentation time/Temperature Range: 10 days, 62-93 F.Fermentation container/maceration: Open fermentation in small containers, punched down twice a day.Analysis at bottlingAlcohol: 14.6%pH: 3.46TA: 5.40V.A.: 0.054 g/100ml.R.S.: Dry.Aging and bottlingLength/type of aging: 22 months in 60 gal Oak barrels: 40% newFrench Oak, 5% new American Oak, 50% 2 year old French Oak, and 5% 2-4year old American OakBottled: June 2006.Approximate lifespan under proper cellar conditions: 15+ years.Number of cases produced: 385 cases.Release Date: June 2008.Winemaker: Andrew T. Schweiger.

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