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2017 Turley Ueberroth Vineyard Zinfandel

Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar; Purchased direct from winery

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RATINGS

94The Wine Advocate

...cinnamon toast, ripe black and brambly fruits, licorice and exotic spice. Medium to full-bodied, it has tart peachy fruit in the mouth accenting the dense brambly fruit, framed by grainy tannins and wonderful freshness, finishing very long and layered.

94Wine Spectator

Features a bold personality yet retains focus and a deep structure, offering distinctive blackberry, grilled meat and smoky cracked pepper flavors that expand toward broad-shouldered tannins.

93Vinous / IWC

...very pretty wine...more of a red fruit character... There is more than enough grip and focus...

REGION

United States, California, Central Coast, Paso Robles

Paso Robles AVA is midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, and it is considered one of the West Coast’s most exciting winemaking regions. With its hot, sometimes searingly dry and sunny weather, it is especially good country for growing warm climate grapes such as Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. Because many Paso Robles wineries have been successful with blending these grapes into Rhone Valley-style wines, it is known as the Rhone zone of California. The AVA was created in 1983 and there are 32,000 vineyard acres. In late 2014 the AVA was divided into 11 smaller sub-appellations, so starting with 2015 vintages labeling will become more specific on Paso Robles wines, which will now also list sub-appellations. Located in San Luis Obispo County, Paso Robles, the town and its surrounding area, was traditionally a farming and ranching region. But from a few dozen wineries in the early 1990s to more than 200 today, the area is quickly becoming known for wine and risk-taking winemakers.

TYPE

Red Wine, Zinfandel

Zinfandel is a black-skinned grape, but 85% of the wine produced is made into a rosy “White Zinfandel.” Red Zin is far more complex and bold, while still being light-bodied. It grows in popularity as winemakers continue to experiment with new styles and blends.