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Turley Salvador Vineyard Conta Coasta Zinfandel 2010

Winemaker's Notes:

If there were such a thing as a classic Contra Costa County Zinfandel (and we're slowly but surely working towards that!) the Salvador would be it. The vineyard was planted in 1896 on its own roots in Delhi blow sand, which prevented phylloxera from rearing its ugly head. Soils are over 40 feet deep which allows the roots to extend deep into underground water tables. What sets the Salvador apart from other Zinfandels is the white fruit and floral aromatics - nectarine, orange blossom and peach pit. The wine is focused by firm acidity and stable, supple tannins that will help it age gracefully as well.

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Winery: Turley
Color: Red
Varietal: Salvador
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Turley:
Turley is a winery that focuses on small production “Big Red” wines from old vine Zinfandel and Petite Syrah, based in St. Helena in the Napa Valley, California. The winery is a family operation helmed brother and sister duo Larry and Helen Turley, founded in 1993. Their prestigious wines are in constantly high demand, and their private wine club has a two-year waiting list. The w... Read more
Turley is a winery that focuses on small production “Big Red” wines from old vine Zinfandel and Petite Syrah, based in St. Helena in the Napa Valley, California. The winery is a family operation helmed brother and sister duo Larry and Helen Turley, founded in 1993. Their prestigious wines are in constantly high demand, and their private wine club has a two-year waiting list. The wines are produced from several vineyards, with vines dating back to the 1800s. Each terroir lends its own character to the wines, and they are given separate labels according to location each vintage. The vineyards are located in Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles, Lodi, Howell Mountain and Contra Costa.  Read less

If there were such a thing as a classic Contra Costa County Zinfandel (and we're slowly but surely working towards that!) the Salvador would be it. The vineyard was planted in 1896 on its own roots in Delhi blow sand, which prevented phylloxera from rearing its ugly head. Soils are over 40 feet deep which allows the roots to extend deep into underground water tables. What sets the Salvador apart from other Zinfandels is the white fruit and floral aromatics - nectarine, orange blossom and peach pit. The wine is focused by firm acidity and stable, supple tannins that will help it age gracefully as well.

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