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Date Printed: 7/9/2014
Turnbull Old Bull Red Blend 2009
Turnbull Old Bull Red Blend 2009
(search item no. 109508)
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PRICE ON 7/9/2014: $21.99

Winemaker's Notes:

The 2009 Old Bull blends the power and richness of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc with the bold fruit of Syrah, and the enticing lighthearted fruit of Merlot. This artful blend achieves amazing complexity and decadent richness while detailing the great vineyard sites and viticultural work that is at the core of all Turnbull wines. Rich with aromas of plums, berries, dried cherries and a touch of mocha, in the glass, the dense dark flavors of blackberry and cocoa dominate.

Blend: 48% Cabernet Sauvignon, 24% Syrah, 22% Merlot, 6% Cabernet Franc

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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.