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  • 2007 Switchback Ridge Petite Sirah Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (8/20/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over 2-3 hours.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dark chocolate, black pepper, potpourri and dried plum. Chewy flavors of black currants, dried plums and black cherries. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2007 Switchback Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (8/1/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of black currants, dried plums and black cherries. Flavors of dried plums, black currants and black raspberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term. (93 points)

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  • 2010 Switchback Ridge Merlot Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (6/10/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Floral notes on the nose including violets followed by plums and a hint of chocolate with a bit of wet cement. Flavors of dried plums, currants and raspberries. Tangy acidity, resolved tannin, full bodied. Drink now. (93 points)

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  • 2006 Switchback Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (2/5/2020)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about an hour.

    Dark garnet to almost purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of Kirsch, soapstone, black cherries and white pepper. Flavors of plums, cassis, black cherries and boysenberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin. full bodied. Drink over the short term.

    My last 750ml. One magnum left in the cellar. (93 points)

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  • 2010 Switchback Ridge Petite Sirah Old Vine Block Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley, Calistoga (11/29/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind.

    Dark garnet color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of roasted meat, currants, cassis and dark cherries. Rich flavors of plums, dark cherries and cassis. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2007 Switchback Ridge Petite Sirah Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (11/17/2019)
    WIML92

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Purple to inky black color in the glass, clear as best as I can tell. Nose of roasted meat, currants, dark chocolate and light floral notes. Flavors of golden raisins, plums and black berries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (92 points)

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  • 2005 Switchback Ridge Merlot Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (9/15/2019)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Tasted from Magnum.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of violets, cassis, plum and a hint of smoke. Flavors of Kirsch, cassis, plum and boysenberries. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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  • 2006 Switchback Ridge Petite Sirah Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (3/19/2019)
    WIML94

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Purple color in the glass, almost inky like in the center but clear at the rim. Deep and opaque at the center. Big nose of raspberries, blueberries, soapstone, leather, roasted meat and cassis. Flavors of raspberries, loganberries and plum. Medium acidity, medium to firm tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. Wow. Might even be a point higher. Excellent representation of Petite Sirah. (94 points)

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  • 2007 Switchback Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (7/30/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Dark garnet to purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of boysenberries, currants, smoke and plums. Flavors of dried plums, black currants and a bit of Golden raisin. Medium acidity, medium tannin, full bodied. Drink over the short term, next 2-3 years. (93 points)

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  • 2005 Switchback Ridge Petite Sirah Peterson Family Vineyard – USA, California, Napa Valley (7/14/2018)
    WIML93

    Tasted non blind. Opened and served immediately. Followed over about two hours.

    Purple color in the glass, clear looking throughout. Nose of dark rich fruits, dark chocolate and a bit of port like nose. Flavors of Bing cherry, plum and boysenberries. Medium acidity, enamel penetrating tannin, full bodied. Drink or hold. (93 points)

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