D&L Carinalli Vineyards

Owner(s) Domenico Carinalli, Linda Carinalli
Web site www.dlcarinallivineyards.com
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Domenico Carinalli Jr. and his spouse, Lynda, have farmed a vineyard planted to Chardonnay and Pinot Noir since 1996 in the Russian River Valley. The first wines released under the D&L Carinalli label were from the 2003 vintage.

Tasting and tours by appointment (707-795-7052). The wines are sold through a mailing list with limited retail distribution.

Reviewed Wines

2008 D&L Carinalli Vineyards Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

14.1% alc., $25. · Moderately light in color. Subdued aromas of cherries, alpine strawberries and pine pitch. Soft and light in style with ephemeral flavors of dried cherries and herbal oak. Decent. Reviewed June 8, 2010 ARTICLE »

2007 D&L Carinalli Vineyards Estate Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

13.6% alc., $16. Domenico Jr. and spouse Linda nurture the vineyard. Aged in French and American oak barrels. · Light garnet color. A simple, clean and delicate wine showing mainly strawberry aromas and flavors. Soft in the mouth and easy to drink. A good value wine to pair with simply prepared salmon or chicken. Reviewed May 7, 2009 ARTICLE »