Terlato Vineyards Cardinals' Peak 2012

Bordeaux Blend | Napa Valley,  California
This wine is full-bodied, rich, has intense and delicious flavors, and has the most structure and deepest color of all the Peak wines. Complex, with a mix of spice, loamy earth, dried herb and berry accompanied by a touch of sage and chicory, ending with a drying aftertaste.

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Terlato Vineyards Cardinals' Peak 2012

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  • Style

    Complex, Full Bodied, Intense, Rich

  • Varietal

    Blend-Bordeaux Cabernet Based, Bordeaux Blend

  • Flavor

    Black Currant, Cherry, Mocha

  • Aroma

    Black currant, black cherry, and cedar, with jammy hints.

  • Pairings

    BBQ, Beef, Game, Lamb, Meat, Pork

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This wine is full-bodied, rich, has intense and delicious flavors, and has the most structure and deepest color of all the Peak wines. Complex, with a mix of spice, loamy earth, dried herb and berry accompanied by a touch of sage and chicory, ending with a drying aftertaste.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

14.5%

WINEMAKER

Doug Fletcher

AGING

Aged in French oak barrels, 50% new, in our underground wine caves for 22 months.

FERMENTATION

Each vineyard block is vinified separately. Like the traditional method in Bordeaux, the wines are assessed in January with final blending done in March.

2012 Vintage

93 TP
Rated On: December 2015

Cardinals' Peak is the third blend in the Terlato Family Vineyards Peak series, following the traditions and methods of Bordeaux. This Peak is inspired by the Margaux region with a principally Cabernet Sauvignon blend. This wine is full-bodied, rich, has intense and delicious flavors, and has the most structure and deepest color of all the Peak wines. 

- The Tasting Panel

92 JS
Rated On: July 2015

Cardinals' Peak is the third blend in the Terlato Family Vineyards Peak series, following the traditions and methods of Bordeaux. This Peak is inspired by the Margaux region with a principally Cabernet Sauvignon blend. This wine is full-bodied, rich, has intense and delicious flavors, and has the most structure and deepest color of all the Peak wines. 

- JamesSuckling.com

91 RP
Rated On: October 2014

Cardinals' Peak is the third blend in the Terlato Family Vineyards Peak series, following the traditions and methods of Bordeaux. This Peak is inspired by the Margaux region with a principally Cabernet Sauvignon blend. This wine is full-bodied, rich, has intense and delicious flavors, and has the most structure and deepest color of all the Peak wines. 

- Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

90 WE
Rated On: December 2015

Cardinals' Peak is the third blend in the Terlato Family Vineyards Peak series, following the traditions and methods of Bordeaux. This Peak is inspired by the Margaux region with a principally Cabernet Sauvignon blend. This wine is full-bodied, rich, has intense and delicious flavors, and has the most structure and deepest color of all the Peak wines. 

- Wine Enthusiast

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