Over the years I’ve cellared up a bunch of Turnbull reds. I look forward to seeing how they evolve over time; it’s the kind of “research” that requires lots and lots and lots of tasting!
Hands down, Sonoma produces some of the best Cabs and Chards.
If there ever was a case to say YMMV, a bottle from Mount Veeder Winery (St. Helena) may very well be the exclamation point.
By Napa Cab standards, the prices ($70 Alexander Valley, $110 Napa Valley) aren’t earth shattering expensive. Sure, they’re likely not daily drinkers for most of us. But you get tier 1 quality here at not necessarily tier 1 prices.
This wine is a lush, well-made Cab that shows off a sophisticated intensity so familiar to the Chaulk Hill sub AVA in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley.
These are reliable, great wines. Look for them, give ‘em a whirl, and hopefully you’ll agree.