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ANCIENT PEAKS 11 ZN PASO
Item: #211210
Bottle Size: 750ml
$13.98
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ANCIENT PEAKS 2011 ZINFANDEL PASO ROBLES 750mL

We have been looking for a delicious Zinfandel at this price point for some time, and we think we’ve found a winner! Ancient Peaks sits in the Paso Robles appellation, 22 miles south of the city of Paso Robles and just 14 miles from the Pacific Ocean. Here, the surrounding peaks of the Santa Lucia Mountain Range act as a gateway between the ocean-cooled environs below the grade and the warmer climes above the grade. When the days heat up in the areas north and east of Margarita Vineyard, the air rises to create a vacuum that pulls marine breezes and fog inland over the peaks, and right through the vineyard. This means the fruit gets ripe, without any “off” flavors, yet the cooling afternoon breezes help the resulting wine to retain freshness and acidity.

The 2011 Zinfandel bursts with bright, fresh aromas of wild blackberries and raspberry jam with suggestions of cola and cocoa. Juicy flavors of cherry, strawberry and boysenberry anticipate accents of cedar and white pepper.
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