The 2007 Zinfandel opens with bright aromas of cherry, plum,
and vanilla spice. Juicy flavors of raspberry, brambleberry, and black cherry
unfold along a broad, seamless texture. Accents of black pepper add to a lively
For more than 100 years, Zinfandel
has been a cornerstone varietal of Paso Robles, making it a natural fit for our
small family of wines. In fact, Paso Robles is so synonymous with the varietal
that it holds a Zinfandel Festival each spring hosted by the Paso Robles Wine
Alliance. Zinfandel plays a unique role in the heritage of California wine
making and is considered a native varietal.
Our Zinfandel wine hails from
Margarita Vineyard, which yields a deep, intense expression of the varietal.
The 2006 vintage was one of the most acclaimed California Zinfandels of the
vintage and got the highest wine ratings in our portfolio, garnering a
Zinfandel rating of 93 points in the Wine Spectator. It was also one of Sunset
Magazine’s top rated wines, earning “Steal of The Year” honors. It was also a
“Wine of The Week” on About.com.
Zinfandel plays a unique role in the
heritage of California wine making and is considered a native varietal.
Zinfandel is a type of red wine that comes in a range of styles, from rustic
country wine to polished powerhouses. It is viewed as a good wine for pairing
with barbecue, red pastas and other hearty, spicy fare. It is one of those wine
varieties that appeals to most palates, and it is truly a signature wine of
We encourage you to visit us when
you are attending the Paso Wine Festival or other Paso wine events. Our winery
tasting room wine shop features each of our current vintage wines as well as
winery merchandise. We also offer the occasional wine sale. The wine gallery on
our walls features photos of Margarita Vineyard, including the fossilized
soils. In addition to Zinfandel, our wine selection includes such as Cabernet
Sauvignon, Merlot and Sauvignon Blanc. Our tasting room is also a great place
to find a wine tasting gift.
You can also pick up a complimentary
wine map or sign up for a wine membership in our A-List Club. The wine club is
a great way to receive regular wine shipments and buy wine at a special savings
of 20 percent. It’s not a “wine a month” club; rather, it’s a more affordable alternative
with just three shipments annually. You may also buy fine wine online at www.AncientPeaks.com