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Somerston Estate Priest Ranch
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2016 Priest Ranch Double Barrel

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$75.00
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SKU: MA16DB75PR

Double Barrel is a 50/50 red blend that changes with each vintage.  Our winemaking team chooses two varieties that they believe will complement each other to create a wine that never disappoints.   To date, no two vintages have been the same.

The 2016 Double Barrel wine is a red blend consisting of 50% Cabernet Sauvignon and 50% Malbec.  All the fruit for this wine is grown on our estate high in the eastern hills of Napa Valley.  The elevations of our vineyards range from 850 to 1,615 ft, providing us high-quality mountain fruit.  From vine to bottle, this wine is handcrafted with attention to detail every step of the way.

 

Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Deep berry and toasty flavors jump off the palate when you drink this wine. The vibrant color from Cabernet Sauvignon is also standard in Malbec as well as the intensely rich herbal flavors that show through in this full-bodied wine. A great addition to any hearty meal, this is a wine you will want to acquire before it is gone. This wine is exclusive to our tasting room in Yountville or online, so explore your adventurous side and add a bottle to your next order. Our Bordeaux blend, Coach Gun, is also a great one to add to the list if you haven't already!
Vineyard Notes
The historic Priest Ranch is now part of Somerston Estate, a significant property totaling 1,615 acres with 225 acres of hillside vineyards. What defines and distinguishes the estate are the dramatic elevations of the vineyards, ranging from 800 ft. to 1,600 ft. The wines of Priest Ranch are sourced from multiple blocks, showcasing the diversity and complexity of the combined property.
Production
292 cases
Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Red Blend
Appellation
Napa Valley
Vineyard Designation
Somerston Estate
Alcohol %
15.6