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Ancient Peaks Merlot 2014

Ancient Peaks Merlot 2014
Ancient Peaks Merlot 2014
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Price$18.00

Vintage2014

DesignationSanta Margarita Ranch

VarietalMerlot

AppellationPaso Robles, California

WineryAncient Peaks

Alcohol13.90%

Production7,660

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed

Aging ProgramBarrel aged 18 months in French and American oak

Oak OriginFrench and American

Blend83% Merlot, 17% Malbec

Total Acidity7.00 g/L

pH4.00

The Ancient Peaks Merlot 2014 overflows with lush and intriguing flavors. The balance between fruits and woodland notes is both sophisticated and homey, making this the perfect bottle to serve at almost any occasion. The nose shows rich black and red fruit aromas, which are balanced by woodsy cedar, mocha, and eucalyptus. The palate shows black cherry, raspberry, vanilla, and brown spice. The texture of the wine is luxurious, with firm tannins and a worthy finish.

This red wine would pair nicely with dishes such as pan-seared duck breast and pasta with savory lamb ragu.

Taste SummaryBlack Cherry, Cedar, Chocolate, Raspberry, Vanilla

Wine QualitiesStrong tannin


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