2018 Carlisle Zinfandel Mancini Ranch Russian River Valley

When in doubt, drink a Carlisle. After three older - and sad - California cabs, I popped this lovely Zin. Bright red with slight fading at the edges. Bright, berry nose. Bright red fruit on the palate, raspberry, cherry, blackberry. Crisp, precise and spicy. Fine tannins, great acidity and balance. Finishes long with red fruits and pepper. Lovely Zin. Drink next 8 years. "A-"