Ancient Peaks Cabernet Sauvignon
|Region||California, Central Coast, Paso Robles|
The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon presents an enticing bouquet of black olive, leather, caramel and coffee. The palate is smooth and layered, revealing prodigious flavors of cherry, plum, blueberry and cassis with trailing hits of mint and toasted oak. Juicy acidity and sumptuous tannins add length to a resoundingly elegant finish.
Enjoy the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon with richly textured dishes, such as veal roast with mushrooms, rack of lamb with rosemary butter, and filet mignon with black olive sauce.
The Tasting Panel
Just 14 miles from the Pacific, the southernmost AVA in Paso Robles is also its coolest and boasts its longest growing season. Director of Winemaking Mike Sinor’s thoughtful blend of 88% Cabernet Sauvignon with small percentages of the other four Bordeaux varieties offers structure, vibrancy, and dimension. Inviting aromas of sweet earth, black olive, and blackberry precede a sumptuous mouthfeel with polished tannins and a backdrop of heather. A line of chalkiness that’s inherent to the terroir works in tandem with balanced acidity and flavors of spiced cedar, espresso, and ripe plum.