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2008 Turley Wine Cellars Petite Sirah Hayne Vineyard Napa Valley
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About Turley Wine Cellars

When it comes to California Zinfandels, Larry Turley is the master. His are huge, exotic reds that often have head-spinning alcohol and a bit of residual sugar, but at their core, are really showcases for the rich, ripe, old-vine fruit...

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2008 Turley Wine Cellars Petite Sirah Hayne Vineyard Napa Valley

Producer: Turley Wine Cellars
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Petite Sirah
Origin: California
Region: Napa

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Points | International Wine Cellar , May/June 2010

($75) Saturated ruby. Roast coffee and melted chocolate on the nose; smells a bit tired. Rich, chewy and very ripe, with a high-toned, almost port-like character and a slight tart edge. Like the Hayne zinfandel, this is in an awkward stage today. I was put off by a slightly oxidative nut skin note on the aftertaste. (My sample of the Library Vineyard Petite Sirah was corked.)

90 Points | Wine Spectator
94-96+ Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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About Napa Valley

Napa Valley is the most famous wine-growing area in the U.S. It begins at the base of Mount St. Helena in the north and tapers off some 30 miles to the south into the floodplain where the Napa River enters San Francisco Bay. From Mount St. Helena to the city of Napa, the valley is defined by two north-south ridgelines of the Coast Range Mountains.
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Petite Sirah

Even though the origins of this grape are in France, California is the place to look for the best expressions of Petite Sirah. The "Petite" in the name refers not to the size of the vines but rather to the size of the grapes. In fact, the high skin to juice ratio that accompanies the small berries allows Petite Sirah to produce wines with high tannins and...
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