Red

2010 Carlisle Zinfandel Martinelli Road Vineyard

Zinfandel

  • USA
  • California
  • Sonoma County
  • Russian River Valley
Drink between 2013 - 2018 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 79

  • buckeye76 Likes this wine: 93 points

    May 14, 2019 - Drinking very well right now. Similar notes as previous 2018 tasting.

  • Ed B wrote: 92 points

    October 10, 2018 - PnP. No detailed notes. Drank over two days. Really nice.

    1 person found this helpful
  • jfkwines wrote: 92 points

    August 26, 2018 - Pop and poured,, 2nd Carlisle of the evening, got smoother from the first glass till the end. Still drinking beautiful

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • buckeye76 Likes this wine: 93 points

    March 21, 2018 - Impressive zin. Black raspberries, blueberries, and licorice in the nose. Black cherries, blackberries, and some spice in the flavor. Well balanced wine with a medium to long finish.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Smatk Likes this wine: 93 points

    March 6, 2018 - Beautiful ruby color. Lifted, almost candied nose of raspberry and strawberry. Palate of leafy brambles, sous bois, strawberry evolving to a more blackberry dark fruit after a few hours with a touch of toasted oak; some smooth tannin and nice acid. Light in color and full in body, smooth and well balanced. Showing fabulously. Paired with turkey burger and cheddar.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
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  • By Stephen Tanzer
    May/June 2012, IWC Issue #162 (link)

    (Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Martinelli Road Vineyard Russian River) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    1/28/2012 (link) 90 points

    (Carlisle Zinfandel Martinelli Road Vineyard) Barrel sample - tart berry, herbs nose; tasty, dried herbs, tart black fruit, tar palate; medium-plus finish 90-92 points

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Carlisle
  • Varietal Zinfandel
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Martinelli Road Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Sonoma County
  • Appellation Russian River Valley

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 265 (31%)
  • Consumed 582 (69%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Pizza, RT Smokehouse Pizza, Turkey Burger

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100% Like It  36 votes

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