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2008 Turley Zinfandel Duarte Vineyard


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SKU: 60152-2008-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 89

    ($32) Good dark red. Musky, rather low-toned aromas of dried cherry, licorice root, dark chocolate and dried flowers. The dried fruit quality continues in the mouth, where the wine is large-scaled and ripe but not particularly sweet or vibrant. Finishes with impressive breadth but I wanted a bit more verve.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2010
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 89

    The 2008 Zinfandel Duarte Vineyard from the Contra Costa appellation exhibits plenty of loamy soil notes intermixed with sweet kirsch, licorice, and lavender in its Rhone Valley-like personality. It reveals abundant texture, a supple, full-bodied mouthfeel, and a layered finish. Consume it over the next 5-7 years.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Self | Rating: 93

    Author: rhagan
  • Self | Rating: 87

    Dark red. Earthy, not overly fruity, very bold but too much to enjoy.
    Author: dfkcvino
  • Self | Rating: 89

    Robert Parker 89
    Drink Dates: 2010-2014
    Author: Nyles
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

  • 69 bottles owned
  • 40 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 90
    (Out of 40 collectors)