2012 Carlisle Winery  Zinfandel Montafi Ranch (750ml)

2012 Carlisle Winery Zinfandel Montafi Ranch (750ml)

  • 93-95
  • WA

Additional Information

Vintage 2012
Winery Carlisle Winery
Varietal Zinfandel
Designation Montafi Ranch
Bottle Size 750
Classification No
Bottle Condition No
Style Red
Region No
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Availability: 39 items In stock

Price: $55.00

Special Price: $47.88

SKU: #2012montafi

Price: $55.00

Special Price: $47.88


    • WA
    • 93-95

    Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

    Another knock-out offering is the 2012 Zinfandel Montafi Ranch, a blend of 89% Zinfandel and 11% mixed blacks (Alicante Bouchet, Grand Noir, Peloursin, Aubun, Trousseau and a handful of others). Very rich with a seamless, full-bodied style, this wine is loaded with black and red fruits, spice and subtle oak in addition to well-integrated acidity, tannin and alcohol. This big, voluptuously-textured, full-throttle Zin should drink nicely for 7-8 years.
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    • 0

    Winery Notes

    Tasting Note: Medium-dark to dark ruby-red. Powerful, penetrating aromas of black raspberry, blood orange, bay leaf, and earth emerge from the glass. Quite concentrated and palate-coating. Red and black berry flavors are enhanced by tangy acidity and supple tannins. A less nervy, more voluptuous wine than the 2011. Optimum drinking for this “grand cru” Zinfandel should be from late 2014 through 2022.




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