Ancient Peaks Merlot 2015
The 2015 Merlot offers warm aromas of blueberry and plum with enticing notes of clove, caramel and cigar box. A chewy, velvety texture delivers mouthfilling flavors of red cherry, cassis, cedar and vanilla bean. A touch of minty cocoa emerges on the finish, where bold tannins and luscious acidity conclude the wine on a resounding note. Food Pairing: The robust character of the 2015 vintage is favorable match for rich, flavorful fare. Recommended pairings included sautéed veal cutlets with mushrooms, pan-roasted duck breast, lamb chops with rosemary, New York strip steak and aged Gouda cheese.