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Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Gold Mine Ranch 2006

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

This is slightly exotic on the nose with subtle Middle Eastern spice notes, a touch of violet florals and candied cherry and pomegranate fruit all over a touch of cinnamon. Smooth and silky on entry, this then firms up a bit in the mouth. The tannins are here but ripe and well balanced by juicy acidity, all wrapped in candy apple and blackberry fruit. The exotic quality on the nose pops on the back end and lends a lovely perfumed quality to the long if hot finish. Really well behaved for a wine this big, with a slightly peppery spice note that echoes right through the palate. 92pts

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Carlisle Winery:
Welcome to Carlisle Winery & Vineyards! We are a small Sonoma County winery specializing in the production of old-vine, vineyard designated zinfandels and red Rhone varieties (syrah, grenache, mourvèdre, and petite sirah). While we like our wines to be bold, rich, and intensely flavored, each reflecting a sense of place, its origins in the vineyard, we also strive to create wines of balance, complexity, and perhaps most importantly, pleasure.
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Layered Rice Pudding

RiceSelect's fragrant Jasmati® is blended with eggs, milk and fall's favorite spices, cinnamon and nutmeg, to create a delicious rice pudding, which is layered on top of fluffy cream cheese and abuttery pecan crust. Pairs well with a bold, tawny port with flavors of dried fruits, nuts, and spices.

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Editorial Reviews for Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Gold Mine Ranch

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065213,441
4.00 5
11/02/2012

This is slightly exotic on the nose with subtle Middle Eastern spice notes, a touch of violet florals and candied cherry and pomegranate fruit all over a touch of cinnamon. Smooth and silky on entry, this then firms up a bit in the mouth. The tannins are here but ripe and well balanced by juicy acidity, all wrapped in candy apple and blackberry fruit. The exotic quality on the nose pops on the back end and lends a lovely perfumed quality to the long if hot finish. Really well behaved for a wine this big, with a slightly peppery spice note that echoes right through the palate. 92pts


External Reviews for Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Gold Mine Ranch

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/02/2009

A Zinfandel wine from California in USA. 2006 Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Gold Mine Ranch 750ml




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