2014 Carlisle Zinfandel Papera Ranch Russian River ValleyBlend from United States
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- 92-94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
- 91-93 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
92-94 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
"The 2014 Zinfandel Papera Ranch is exuberant, rich and extroverted to the core. Sweet dark cherry, plum, mint, tobacco, cedar, menthol and spices flesh out in a hugely appealing wine endowed with real depth and intensity. The finish is perhaps a bit chunky, but there is so much to like that I can look past that slightly rustic part of the wine's personality. This historic Russian River site was planted in 1934. The blend of 96% Zinfandel and 4% Carignane is unusually high for mixed blacks vineyards planted during this period."
91-93 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
92-94 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous
91-93 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Zinfandel, Carignan / Carinena|
|Taste||jam, blueberry, black pepper, cherry, plum, boysenberry, cranberry, licorice, strawberry, raspberry and anise|
|Nose||candy, vanilla, oak, smoke, tar, musk, mushroom, violet and rose petal|