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Date Printed: 4/18/2014
Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Turnbull Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
(search item no. 114037)
Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 4/18/2014: $41.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 90 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2006 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2006 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2005 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 91 points
2004 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 95 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2002 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
2001 Connoisseurs' Guide rating: 92 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Our 2009 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is crafted to highlight the best qualities of our estate vineyards. Dark, rich and extracted, this wine has aromas of cassis, black cherry and currants. Balanced oak nuances add both a sweetness and roundness to this aromatic and powerful wine. Extraordinarily complex, while amazingly rich and smooth in the mouth, this wine offers superb richness and balance, and builds in intensity. The huge finishing fruit coats the entire palate.
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About Turnbull Wine Cellars:

In the Spring of 1993 California publisher, Patrick O'Dell, purchased Johnson Turnbull Vineyards and renamed the property Turnbull Wine Cellars. The remodeling and expansion of the facility has been completed. In addition, the wines have gone through change due to the inclusion of fruit from additional vineyards purchased by Patrick. Turnbull Wine Cellars has 145 acres of vineyards within the Oakville Viticultural Appellation representing the diverse range of microclimates and terroirs within this fabled grape-growing center of Napa Valley.