2012 High Elevation Wrangler Red
The grapes for this wine were grown in high elevation, mountain vineyards at up to 2,400 feet. The picturesque vineyards overlook Clear Lake, one of the oldest lakes in North America and California’s largest freshwater lake.
The Shannon Ridge 2012 High Elevation Wrangler Red is a deep garnet, ruby color. It has aromas of ripe cherry, blackberry, raspberry and rich vanilla oak. The flavors include blackberry pie, cinnamon spice and sweet vanilla. It’s a rich, elegant wine with soft tannins, nice balance and a lush, lingering finish.
Composition/Blend: 45% Zinfandel, 40% Syrah, 8% Petite Syrah, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon
Appellation: Lake County
Barrels: French and American Oak
Time in Barrels: 14 months
Cases Produced: 6,900
Suggested Retail: $20