Carlisle Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard 2006

Member Review by Derek67:

Dark fruit, mocha, earth, spice and a hint of oak. Very nice and balanced.

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Color: Red
Varietal: Zinfandel
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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.

Member Reviews for Carlisle Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard

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Snooth User: Derek67
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3.00 5
07/23/2009

Dark fruit, mocha, earth, spice and a hint of oak. Very nice and balanced.


Snooth User: Kate R
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 10/05/2010

Four glasses


External Reviews for Carlisle Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/02/2009

Deep ruby. Spicy raspberry and candied cherry scents are straightforward and almost pinot-like in their clarity and delicacy. Fresh and juicy on the palate, showing vivid red berry flavors and light tannins. Closes with excellent vivacity and cut. An... Stephen Tanzer. A Zinfandel wine from California in USA. 2006 Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Sonoma County 750ml


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Vintage: 2004 09/24/2010

The 2004 Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard boasts a deep ruby/purple color as well as a beautiful, sweet bouquet of sandalwood, white chocolate, crushed pepper, black raspberries, black currants, garrigue, and spicy oak. This is a seriously rich wine that displays a good underpinning of acidity, which provides a mineral-like character. It should drink well for 7-8 years. The alcohol levels in the 2004 Zinfandels range between 15.5% and 16.5%, but much to Mike Officer s credit, there is no trace of hotness in these wines. Readers should not hesitate to get on Carlisle s mailing list before the world discovers what compelling beverages are being produced here.


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
Vintage: 2004 12/17/2009

Saturated ruby-red. Exotic, roasted nose hints at chocolate and black walnut. Then very suave and creamy-sweet in the mouth, with superripe black raspberry flavor and substantial noble tannins. Officer describes this as our grand cru zin but I find... Stephen Tanzer. A Zinfandel wine from California in USA. 2004 Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Carlisle Vineyard 750ml



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