Ancientpeaks.com Our 2006 Merlot and other wines showcase the flavors of our estate Margarita Vineyard, the southernmost vineyard in the Paso Robles wine country. Paso Robles is regarded as one of the top California wine regions.
http://www.ancientpeaks.com/<br />2006 Merlot<br />left0High-toned aromas of black cherry and blueberry with hints of cola. A smooth, silky texture brings flavors of black currant, blueberry, mocha, and vanilla cream. The finish is cool and velvety, with hints of blackberry and clove spice. <br />Our 2006 Merlot and other wines showcase the flavors of our estate Margarita Vineyard, the southernmost vineyard in the Paso Robles wine country. Paso Robles is regarded as one of the top California wine regions.<br />The 2006 Merlot wine comes from our Merlot block at Margarita Vineyard. Here, daily operations of our Merlot vineyards include numerous sustainable practices, including deficit irrigation, natural cover crops, wildlife corridors and rotational groundwater usage. This Merlot vineyard was originally planted by Robert Mondavi. The current owners of the vineyard, who are also the owners of Ancient Peaks, are longtime California wine growers.<br />This 2006 Merlot red wine reflects the exquisite terroir of the vineyard, which is defined by complex, fossil-rich soils and marine air that creates one of the coolest growing locations in the Paso Robles wine country. This fine wine boasts soft, velvety black fruit flavors, and was given a Merlot rating of 88 points by the Wine Spectator. This vintage is a blended wine that includes Malbec (5%).<br />You may buy Merlot and purchase our other wine online and join our wine club. You are also invited to visit our tasting room in Santa Margarita, where you can buy white wine as well as buy red wines, including our Merlot wines. California Merlot, Cab, Sauvignon Blanc, Zinfandel and Syrah are our core varietals.<br />We also host special winery events, and we offer complimentary membership in our California wine club. We welcome wine enthusiasts of all levels, and enjoy giving beginners wine tips and food and wine matching insights. We encourage you to make our tasting room a destination for your Califorrnia wine travel or California wine vacation. Here, you can taste and buy Merlot and our other wine in Paso Robles. We hope that you can visit us soon.<br />Top of Form<br />750ml $16.00 <br />Bottom of Form<br />Detailed Wine Information<br />Acidity:0.5Alcohol:13.5%Appellation:Paso RoblesFermentation:Stainless SteelOak:French & AmericanTime In Oak:16 MonthsYear:2006<br />