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2002 Turley Petite Syrah Hayne Vineyard
- Napa Valley
- St. Helena
Community Tasting Notes 51
November 3, 2016 - nancy did not like the smell, slightly funky. Did not bother me. Did not taste old and was interesting. Somewhat tart/acidic. Lingering flavor. I think this will continue to improve. Multifaceted flavors, they continue to change on the palate. Waves of different fruits and spices. Delicious. Not as elegant as the 2006 Pride we also drank but much more complex. 93pts.
SMHalps Likes this wine: (91 points)
October 27, 2016 - Him vs. Her - a blind Winmaker tasting (Landmarc @ the Time Warner Center): Tasted blind, popped and poured. Notes of "funk" on the nose, which took about 20 minutes to blow off. I liked it, and have always liked the Turley PS wines, even older ones, but our 9 person group didn't care for it (except me) and it finished last...Still has a lot of fruit left. It is a bit hot, which will probably never go away.
AllRed wrote: (92 points)
October 22, 2016 - 4th Saturday Group brown bagger (R&D's): Aromas of dark fruit, incense and vanilla. Dark fruit dominates the palate; long finish. Guessed Syrah.
dlduchon Likes this wine: (94 points)
October 8, 2016 - This wine has come together and is at a great point in its life. This is perhaps the best Turley PS I have had. Definitely worth the wait. Wine is still big, but it has leaned out, added nuances and tannins/acid have mellowed/integrated.
Growler69 wrote: (93 points)
October 2, 2016 - Very interesting bottle of wine. When I popped the cork, the very first bit in the glass was smooth and well harmonized. After about 10 minutes in the glass, it got kind of fizzy tasting for about half an hour and then settled back down again. Ultimately, tannins were well integrated with herbal notes and mid palate fruit.
Pro Reviews 3
By Stephen Tanzer
Vertical Tasting of Turley's Petite Syrah Hayne Vineyard (May 2015), 3/1/2015 (link)
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By Stephen Tanzer
May/June 2004, IWC Issue #114 (link)
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By Richard Jennings
7/16/2005 (link) 95 points
(Turley Petite Syrah Hayne Vineyard) Peppery, Northern Rhone-like nose; great, solid, tart black fruit, pepper, tar palate; long finish
- Vintage 2002
- Type Red
- Producer Turley
- Varietal Petite Sirah
- Designation Petite Syrah
- Vineyard Hayne Vineyard
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion Napa Valley
- Appellation St. Helena
- Pending Delivery 2 (0%)
- In Cellars 663 (67%)
- Consumed 326 (33%)
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