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2012 Turley Wine Cellars Zinfandel Juvenile California
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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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2012 Turley Wine Cellars Zinfandel Juvenile California

Producer: Turley Wine Cellars
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Zinfandel
Origin: California
Region: Other California

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88 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - May/June 2014

(this inexpensive blend comes mostly from the younger vines in more than a dozen of Turley's zinfandel sites):  Bright medium red.  Pure aromas of musky red berries,  Sweet but not roasted, with a briary quality to the slightly dry dark berry flavors.  Finishes with dusty tannins and lingering fruit.

90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...

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Zinfandel

Zinfandel is not the rage it was in the 1980s and early 1990s, as there are now too many wines made from overripe fruit or from young vines, or overwhelmed by excessive use of new barrels. Today's Zin styles range from elegant, taut, and claret-like midweights to superripe and potty behemoths, with off-the-charts...
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