Carlisle The Integral 2016 - The Grape Tray

Carlisle The Integral 2016

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Carlisle The Integral 2016

SKU 810



Winery Notes:

Medium-dark to dark ruby-purple. A highly perfumed bouquet of smoked meats, mulberry, black olive, and spring flowers. I could sniff this all day! On the palate, medium-full bodied with flavors of black fruits, earth, and savory spice. Finishes quite long with authoritative but polished tannins. I love this wine now for the aromatic fireworks but believe its best lies ahead. Enjoy from 2023 to 2033.

Category Red Wine
Region California, Sonoma County
Brand Carlisle
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine AdvocateDeep garnet-purple colored, the 2016 The Integral, a blend of 55% Syrah and 45% Mourvèdre, opens with a stunning perfume of violets and roses over a core of crushed black plums and black cherries with a waft of black pepper. The palate is very big, concentrated and full-bodied with firm, rounded tannins and a refreshing lift, finishing very long and very perfumed. 519 cases produced.

Lisa Perrotti-Brown, June 29, 2018