Review: 2020 Ancient Peaks Renegade Santa Margarita Ranch

Review: 2020 Ancient Peaks Renegade Santa Margarita Ranch

A blend of 67% syrah, 27% petit verdot, and 6% malbec. The syrah dominates, for better or worse, giving the wine a smoky, meaty texture, becoming a bit chalky in body as it builds in glass and on the tongue. Both bitter and a bit sour, there’s a heavy intensity here that isn’t always agreeable, but which certainly connotes its “renegade” qualities. Slightly pruny and extracted on the lengthy, sour cherry-driven finish.

B- / $26 / ancientpeaks.com

2020 Ancient Peaks Renegade Santa Margarita Ranch

$26
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Rating

7.0/10

Christopher Null is the founder and editor in chief of Drinkhacker. A veteran writer and journalist, he also operates Null Media, a bespoke content creation company.

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