Tasting Notes: Ancient Peaks Winery Renegade – Margarita Vineyard, Paso Robles

Sometimes I am order generic viagra not sure what to expect when I see an unusual blend, like this one of Syrah (46%), Malbec (31%), and Petit Verdot (23%.)

On paper it could work: a Northern Rhone varietal blended with two Bordeaux. Or would it….

I am happy to

say they do – wonderfully.

Wine Review: Ancient Peaks Winery Renegade – Margarita Vineyard, Paso Robles

To The Eye: Dark purple.

On The Nose: Dark

red fruit and berry

In the Mouth: Soft, dark black fruit, cocoa, dried red fruit. soft tannins. A nice winter red, comfort wine. Save for the fire, a stew, lamb shanks or short ribs. Pairs nicely with food thanks to good acidity.

Recommendation: Buy and enjoy. If you can, I can’t find it online, it may be sold out. Nice bottle for $21. 89 points. Media Sample

Wine Geek Info:

Varietal Composition

  • Syrah (46%)
  • Malbec (31%)
  • Petit Verdot (23%)

Harvest Date

  • October 3 (Syrah)
  • October 7 (Malbec)
  • October 28 (Petit Verdot)

Aging Regimen

  • 18 months in French and American oak barrels

Final Analysis

  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • TA: .69
  • pH: 3.70

Cases Produced – 1,014

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