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2006 Turley Zinfandel Moore Earthquake Vineyard (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Turley Wine Cellars turleywinecellars.com   details
Appellation: Napa Valley - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Zinfandel
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$48.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: May 27, 2012 , Lena Lamel
90 points "Color: deep; Nose: discreet; Acidity: lively; Relatively smooth, touch of sweetness but pretty subdued for a Turley zin"
rated: December 7, 2007 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
88 points "One of my favorite Zinfandels is the Zinfandel Moore Earthquake Vineyard, but the 2006 was just not singing. It is an elegant style, with high acidity, and restrained and somewhat understated when comparing it with previous examples from this vineyard. We’ll see how it behaves. (88-90)."
rated: May 1, 2008 , Stephen Tanzer wineaccess.com/expert/tanzer
92 points "(89-92) points from Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar: "Bright medium red. Cherry, pepper and smoke, along with an intriguing flinty quality, on the slightly reduced nose. Moderately sweet and fat, with the smoke and flint nuances carrying through on the palate. Currently a rather atypical Moore, as it doesn't yet show the explosive fruit this bottling often displays. This is 15% alcohol "at the most," notes winemaker Jordan, adding that the fruit was harvested very late." (May/June '08)"
rated: March 14, 2009 , Wine Spectator winespectator.com
91 points "Young and untamed, but that's the appeal. Offers lively aromas of wild berry, smoky oak and spice aromas that open to layered, zesty plum, pomegranate and licorice notes. The tannins are ripe but rustic. Best from 2010 through 2015. –TF" Best 2010-2015
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