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2006 Turley Zinfandel Tofanelli Vineyard

  • 93 WA
  • 89 WS
  • 93 IWC
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SKU: 60158-2006-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 93

    ($34) Bright red-ruby. Enticing nose offers raspberry, mocha and Tellicherry pepper. Silky on entry, then creamy and voluminous in the middle, with a strong spice character. Superrich if a bit youthfully aggressive, finishing with big but ripe tannins and lingering spice. Still in tank.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2008
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 93

    Deep berry fruit intermixed with some caramelized herbs, spice box, and earth characterize the dark ruby 2006 Zinfandel Tofanelli Vineyard. The wine exhibits purity, richness, and a heady finish.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 89

    Lively and tart, with cherry and mint aromas and medium-bodied plum, mocha and spice flavors that finish on a slightly rustic note.
    Author: Tim Fish
  • Self | Rating:

    Author: TF Winery
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

  • 80 bottles owned
  • 35 collectors