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Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignon Oakville 1999

Winemaker's Notes:

Vineyard % by Vineyard Blossom Creek 40% Fortuna 23% Weitz 15% Skellenger 12% Turnbull 10% Variety % by Variety Cabernet Sauvignon 83% Cabernet Franc 7% Syrah 5% Merlot 4% Petit Verdot 1% Brix: 25.2˚- 27.8˚ Fermentation: Stainless steel and ¾ ton fermenters, 12 days average maceration Time in oak: Aged 17 months in 50% new French oak barrels Alcohol: 14.5% Ripe black fruit flavors/aromatics of blackberry, dark plum, cherry, cassis. Spice and Anise notes. Oak nuances of toasted oak, roasted coffee, chocolate. Rich ripe tannins with powerful finish

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At Turnbull Wine Cellars we craft our award-winning wine using fruit sourced from our five stellar estate vineyards in Oakville and Calistoga. This diversity of fruit sourcing and exemplary viticultural work allows our winemaking team the ability to create wines with distinctive flavors that capture the personality of each site. Soils vary from deeper alluvial fans on the valley floor to the shallow, volcanic and rocky structures of the hillsides.

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Snooth User: gliderking
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01/17/2009

Four glasses


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Turnbull is fashioning better and better wines, as evidenced by this 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon. Its dark ruby color is accompanied by aromas of new oak, earth, and red/black fruits. This medium-bodied, with high tannin (a characteristic of the 1999 Cab... Robert Parker. A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 1999 Turnbull Wine Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Estate 750ml



Vineyard % by Vineyard Blossom Creek 40% Fortuna 23% Weitz 15% Skellenger 12% Turnbull 10% Variety % by Variety Cabernet Sauvignon 83% Cabernet Franc 7% Syrah 5% Merlot 4% Petit Verdot 1% Brix: 25.2˚- 27.8˚ Fermentation: Stainless steel and ¾ ton fermenters, 12 days average maceration Time in oak: Aged 17 months in 50% new French oak barrels Alcohol: 14.5% Ripe black fruit flavors/aromatics of blackberry, dark plum, cherry, cassis. Spice and Anise notes. Oak nuances of toasted oak, roasted coffee, chocolate. Rich ripe tannins with powerful finish

Dietary Information: Kosher


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