Carol Shelton Wines

(707) 575-3441 3354B Coffey Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
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Carol Shelton is widely cited as the most awarded winemaker in the United States. She has won countless medals for her wines and has been honored as Winemaker of the Year numerous times. After years of working with some of the industry’s top winemakers and wineries, Carol continues to win awards and accolades for premium Zinfandels produced under her own brand, Carol Shelton Wines. – Description from dvoristanac

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  • Carignan

    History of the grape: The grape has been traced as far back as the 3rd century in the Aragon province in Spain. The A...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Zinfandel

    Parentage of the grape: Crljenak to Austria to America. In the 1970s, claims surfaced that the Italian Primitivo is l...

  • Trousseau Gris

    Trousseau Gris (Troo-so-gree) has a crisp, clean, flowery bouquet with flavors of fresh peaches, honeysuckle, pear, ...

  • Grenache Blanc

    History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Gre...

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  • Carol Shelton Zinfandel Monga Zin Old Vine Lopez Vineyard Cucamonga Valley 2010

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    Big jammy vanilla and licorice scented nose with lots of juniper accented wild berry fruit aromas. Fresh and zesty in the mouth. This is very well balanced with lots of fruit tannin supporting deep briary flavors. The clarity of fruit on the palate is surprising given the jammy aromas. This picks up lovely brushy chaparral inner mouth perfumes t... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Carol Shelton Wines Zinfandel Mendocino County Wild Thing Old Vine 2010

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    Deep briary nose a little poppy seeds, spice and black raspberry fruit with bitter chocolate shavings and coffee oak aromas. A big wine with layers of flavors, bitter cherry, musky, wild flowers and jammy black currant all framed with a little nutty oak and some fine green edginess here as well. The tannins are noticeable, acids bright, both co... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Farmhouse Inn, Case Ranch or Radford Inn?Swan is an excellent choice. Don't miss it.Petrichor is made by Duncan Arnot-Meyers of Arnot-Roberts fame. Make an appointment to taste Arnot-Roberts and ask Duncan about Petichor as well.Right around the corner from AR is Holdredge Wines. John Holdredge is a kick and his Pinots are some of the best in So... Read More

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  • We're heading back to (my favorite wine region) Russian River the first weekend in October and are looking for advice on what to do and what to expect.  We've been to RRV several times but only during the off season.  Is there anything special we should do at this time of year, and conversely, is there anything we should avoid? Read More

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  • The Zinner party was last night, but preparations began a week or two ago when I realized I had accumulated some Zins that needed consuming.  I had been lured by a cellar sale on BPWine that featured a ton of Turley wines from different vineyards at really attractive prices.  By the time I pulled the trigger, the best values appeared to be a 200... Read More

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  • Carol Shelton Wines Zinfandel Mendocino County Wild Thing Cox Vineyard 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by GoldFork


  • Hi everyone,I'm a newish lurker who jumped on a great fare to San Francisco from my little pocket of Missouri wine country near St. Louis in mid-August with the intent of visiting the Sonoma area as a solo traveler.  I will be arriving early afternoon on a Thursday and staying until early Monday morning.As a solo female traveler and a red fan - ... Read More

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  • Carol Shelton Wines Zinfandel Russian River Valley Karma Zin Rue 2005

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    Wine review by gkam


  • Cv Carol Shelton 'Sweet Caroline' Late Harvest Trousseau Gris Dessert Wine

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    The Sweet Caroline is an elegant aromatic desert wine, Similar to the Dry Fanucchi Vineyards but a tad more spice with a nice sweetness. NOT syrupy sweet just real good! Read More

    Wine review by 878716SF GIANT 878716 SF GIANT


  • Cv Carol Shelton 'Sweet Caroline' Late Harvest Trousseau Gris Dessert Wine

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    Wine review by Fee Z


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