Ancient Peaks Renegade 2015

$15.95

SKU 2088

750ml

Share
we
93
tp
91
ws
89

Winemaker Notes :

The 2015 Renegade is loaded with deep berry aromas that reveal accents of toasty oak, baking spice, cedar and tobacco. The texture is broad and velvety, offering concentrated flavors of boysenberry, blueberry, black cherry and cocoa that are powerfully framed by savory notes of bacon fat and pepper. Plush tannins and lengthy fruit converge into a smooth, seamless finish.

The rich yet approachable fruit character of the 2015 Renegade is a fine match for Provençal leg of lamb, beef pot roast with vegetables and herbs, bacon-wrapped filet, and classic cassoulet.

Blend: 55% Syrah, 27% Zinfandel, 13% Petite Sirah, 5% Petit Verdot 

SIP Certified

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Central Coast
Appellation Paso Robles
Brand Ancient Peaks
Alcohol/vol 14.6%
  • we93

Wine EnthusiastThe price-to-flavor ratio on this bottling is astounding, as this blend of 55% Syrah, 27% Zinfandel, 13% Petite Sirah and 5% Petite Verdot offers all that Paso power at half the price. Intense black currant, blackberry pie, beef jerky and caramel aromas lead onto a palate full of chalky tannins and balanced acidity. The roasted blackberry flavors would pair perfectly with a beef stew. *Editors’ Choice*

Matt Kettmann, March 2018
  • tp91

The Tasting PanelLush, rich and ripe with juicy boysenberry and plum; smooth, deep and dense; opulent, baslasnced and long. 80 % Syrah, 18 % Malbec, 2 % Petit Verdot.

Anthony Dias Blue
  • ws89

Wine SpectatorUp front and precise, with appealing black raspberry, licorice and cracked pepper flavors. Syrah, Zinfandel and Petit Verdot. Drink now through 2023. 9,254 cases made.

Tim Fish, April 30, 2018