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2006 Turley Old Vines Zinfandel California
4 Ratings
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4 Ratings
2006 Turley Old Vines Zinfandel California

Wine Details

Vineyard

Turley

Varietal

Zinfandel

Style

Red

Wine Description

[91 pts Robert Parker] The 2006 Zinfandel Rattlesnake Ridge from the cool upper elevations of Howell Mountain displays a lighter style medium body a fragrant up-front almost Pinot Noir-like delicacy but some real strength in the background. This is not one of the bigger Zinfandels despite the high alcohol and in fact it seems to be finesse-styled. Drink it over the next 4-5 years.

Good ruby-red. Smoke and mocha on the nose, along with some slightly porty, earthy low tones. Fat, creamy and sweet, conveying an impression of alcohol and slight heaviness. A broad and rather powerfu...

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[91 pts Robert Parker] The 2006 Zinfandel Rattlesnake Ridge from the cool upper elevations of Howell Mountain displays a lighter style medium body a fragrant up-front almost Pinot Noir-like delicacy but some real strength in the background. This is not one of the bigger Zinfandels despite the high alcohol and in fact it seems to be finesse-styled. Drink it over the next 4-5 years.

Good ruby-red. Smoke and mocha on the nose, along with some slightly porty, earthy low tones. Fat, creamy and sweet, conveying an impression of alcohol and slight heaviness. A broad and rather powerfu...

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    Carl Lucas

    Great with a Filet. First tried with the Cools on Lynn's Bday.

    10 days
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  • CellarTracker Community Tasting Notes
    Community Tasting Notes (average 89.2 pts. and median of 89 pts. in 143 notes)
  • Vintage Chart
    Rating for United States-California: 79 (slightly worse than average year)

    Drinkability: unpredictable