Turnbull Old Bull Red 1999

Red Blends from Napa Valley, California

Price: $18.99
Item No. 54263
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Winemaker's Notes

Wow! A 1997 blend for under $20 - and its drinking perfectly right now!

Sultry aromas of black cherry, cedar and spice are drawn together through the magic of terroir in this beautifully integrated Bordeaux blend. Clinging defiantly to the steep hillsides of the Vaca Range on Oakville's eastern border, Turnbull vines dredge the experience of the volcanic earth below up through their tenacious roots to create a wine of impressive strength and personality.

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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.

Learn About Napa Valley

It's hard not to think of Napa Valley when thinking of California wines. The region is, after all, the one that brought world recognition to California wine making. The area was settled by a few choice wine families in the 1960's who bet that the wines of the area would grow and flourish. They were right. The Napa wine industry really took off in the 1980's, when vineyard...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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