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Switchback Ridge Merlot Napa Valley Peterson Family Vineyard 2003

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Varietal Composition: 100% Merlot Alcohol: 14.5% Length & Type of Aging: 18 months; 100% French Oak

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Switchback Ridge:
Switchback Ridge Wines are sourced exclusively from the Peterson Family Vineyard in Calistoga. The property has been in the Peterson family since 1914 and encompasses nearly 100 acres located at the mouth of Dutch Henry Canyon. For over 75 years the property was primarily maintained as a farm and plum orchard, with vines intermingled amongst the trees. In 1990, the orchards were replanted to vi... Read more
Switchback Ridge Wines are sourced exclusively from the Peterson Family Vineyard in Calistoga. The property has been in the Peterson family since 1914 and encompasses nearly 100 acres located at the mouth of Dutch Henry Canyon. For over 75 years the property was primarily maintained as a farm and plum orchard, with vines intermingled amongst the trees. In 1990, the orchards were replanted to vineyard, where there are currently 18 acres of Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petite Sirah vines, in addition to a three acre 50+ year old Petite Sirah block that John Peterson helped plant as a child. Read less

External Reviews for Switchback Ridge Merlot Napa Valley Peterson Family Vineyard

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

A Merlot wine from California in USA. 2003 Switchback Ridge Merlot 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
10/15/2009

The 2003 Merlot's dark plum/purple color is followed by a big, chocolaty, espresso roast nose with blackberry and sweet cherry fruit, tremendous opulence, full body, and not a hard edge to be found. This glorious Merlot begs for consumption over... Robert Parker. A Merlot wine from California in USA. 2003 Switchback Ridge Merlot Peterson Family Vineyard 750ml



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Varietal Composition: 100% Merlot Alcohol: 14.5% Length & Type of Aging: 18 months; 100% French Oak

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