2007 Turley - Zinfandel Mead Ranch 750ml

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2007 Turley - Zinfandel Mead Ranch
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International Wine Cellar | 90(+?)

($35) Good full ruby. Quite closed on the nose, hinting at bitter chocolate. Broad and plush but tightly wrapped, even clenched, today, with briary dark fruit flavors in the deep background. Best today on the long finish, which features very good peppery lift.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 144

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Score: 90
Author: KMS
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 01/29/2013
Score: 91
Author: VJW
Trust Rating: 50
Tasted On: 04/15/2010
Lots of Pepper

About This Producer


Making "big reds" has been Larry Turley's passion since giving up his co-ownership of Frog's Leap Winery in 1993. Turley Wine Cellars is run by Larry and his wife Suzanne. Larry's sister, winemaker Helen Turley, made the wines here until 1995. Now the honor goes to Ehren Jordan, who also makes wines for Neyers. With a focus on producing old-vine Zinfandel and Petite Sirah, Turley sources fruit from vineyards some of which date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. Both the Zinfandels and Petite Sirahs have a dark, saturated, inky color, with intense fruit flavors that make unforgettable statements about the power and complexity these varieties may attain.

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