High-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.
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.
The 2006 Merlot wine comes from our
Merlot block at Margarita Vineyard. Here, daily http://www.ancientpeaks.com/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
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%).
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.
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.