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Ancient Peaks Renegade Red 2013

Ancient Peaks Renegade Red 2013
Ancient Peaks Renegade Red 2013
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Price$24.00

Vintage2013

DesignationSanta Margarita Ranch

AppellationPaso Robles, California

WineryAncient Peaks

Alcohol15.20%

Production2,428 cases

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed

Aging ProgramBarrel aged 22 months in French and American oak

Oak OriginFrench and American

Blend93% Syrah, 4% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot

Total Acidity6.80 g/L

pH3.70

The Ancient Peaks Renegade Red 2013 shows a luxurious balance of berry and savory flavors. The nose shows aromas of boysenberry, blueberry, violets, tobacco, and roast coffee. A suggestion of smokiness on the palate may remind you of making coffee and breakfast around the campfire. Flavors of blackberry, vanilla cream, cola, and spice mingle on the palate. The texture of the wine is as smooth and robust as the flavors would suggest, with plump tannins and a bold finish.

This red wine would pair nicely with herb-grilled lamb chops or beef medallions.

Taste SummaryBerry, Blueberry, Blackberry, Coffee, Floral, Smoke, Tobacco, Vanilla

Wine QualitiesRich

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