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Suggested Food Pairings for 2012 ATLAS PEAK MERLOT


Photo: JoAnn's Shredded Beef


Winemaker's Notes


Merlot-100%, Vintage-100%, Appellation-100%

Sub Appellation: Atlas Peak

Alcohol: 14.2%

Fruit Aromas: Red Currants, Black Cherry, Cassis, Vanilla, Raspberry

Flavor Aromas: Black Cherry, Blackberry, Tobacco, Cedar, Mineral

Oak Flavors: Sweet Cherry Toast, Spicy Chocolate, Vanilla, Graphite

Oak: French oak, aged 41 months

Acidity: Medium +

Serving Temperature: 58-65 degrees Fahrenheit

Ageablitliy: 10-15 years, temperature controlled (preferably 53-63 degrees Fahrenheit)


Suggested Food Pairings:

Beef Bourguignon, Burgers, Braised Short Ribs, Roast Duck, Pizzeta