Tasting Note                         

90   2007  Carlisle  Sonoma County Zinfandel    12/27/14  ($22)

73% Sonoma Mtn (Ivy Glen), 11% Russina River (Papera), 10% Dry Creek (Gold Mine), 6% Alicante Bouschet (Montafi)  14.9% alc   539 cases
Color: Deep garnet. (3.0) Bouquet: Elegant, tart red Zinberry fruit (red and black raspberry, tart cherry and cranberry). Some briar and animal fur. (3.0) Body: Excellent fruit and acidity. Solid middleweight with atangy mouthfeel. On the tart side, but also shows elegance. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet. (3.0) Finish: Parallels flavor. (3.0)
Overall: A pretty blend of mostly cool climate Zin. Shows elegant, tart red fruit along with some briar and animal fur. Ready to drink. Excellent value. (15)

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