The 2017 Ancient Peaks Merlot opens with dusty aromas of boysenberry, black cherry, vanilla, and toasted oak. A soft, rounded texture delivers mouthfilling flavors of blueberry, blackberry, cinnamon, dark chocolate, and cola. Velvety tannins are finely integrated into a rich, chewy finish.
Varietal Composition: 93% Merlot, 7% Zinfandel
Appellation: Paso Robles AVA
Aging: 20 months in French and American oak barrels