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1998 Turley Zinfandel Duarte Vineyard (750ml)
Producer: Turley Wine Cellars turleywinecellars.com
Appellation: Contra Costa County - California - United States
Type: red
Varietal: Zinfandel
Maturity: Drink/Mature
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$99.00
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: November 5, 2005 , John King
rated: June 1, 2000 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
93 points "Turley's great success is the terrific 1998 Zinfandel Duarte Vineyard. Made from one of their oldest vineyards (104-year old vineyard planted in pure sand), whose grapes achieved 15.8% alcohol naturally, it is the finest Duarte yet produced. An explosive nose of black cherry jam ascends from the glass. In the mouth, cherry liqueur notes continue in this full-bodied, super-endowed, luxuriously rich, opulent, fat, juicy Zinfandel. It is a hedonistic turn-on for sure. Drink it over the next 4-5 years." Best 2000-2005