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2006 Turley Zinfandel Pesenti Vineyard


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SKU: 73922-2006-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    ($35; 15.9% alcohol) Bright red-ruby. Expansive aromas of cherry, briary raspberry and pepper. Creamy in texture but at the same time bright and juicy, with lovely peppery, floral lift to the red fruit flavors. Finishes spicy, smooth and long, with pliant tannins. This was a very strong zinfandel vintage in the Paso Robles area, noted winemaker Ehren Jordan.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2008
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 94

    From the limestone soils of Paso Robles, the 2006 Zinfandel Pesenti is a beauty. The limestone seems to give Zinfandels in that area acidity, vibrancy, and aromatic personalities, but without sacrificing the intrinsic richness and intensity from low yields. This wine boasts fabulous briery, blackberry, and cherry fruit, a crushed rock note, and a long, heady finish.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Author: Jam02110
  • Self | Rating: 89

    Drink Dates: 2017-2017
    Author: StuTarheel
  • Self | Rating: 92

    Sweet n sour cherry with licorice overtones bouquet. On the palate, true to the bouquet. Similar with strong alcohol content and some strawberry with a moderately hot finish. Pairs well with spicy moroccan food.
    Drink Dates: 2008-2013
    Author: Pierre T184
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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Collector Data For This Wine

  • 332 bottles owned
  • 126 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 91
    (Out of 126 collectors)