2016 Black Label Single-Bottle Gift

2016 Black Label Single-Bottle Gift

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Behind a gift of Turnbull is a gesture of meaningful intention that will resonate with any lucky recipient. As your friends, family, or colleagues experience the moment of enjoyment that comes with a glass of delicious, thought-provoking wine, therein lies the real gift: a moment of pause from the everyday that they can share with the ones who matter most.

Presented in a stunning single-bottle box, the gift of 2016 Black Label is one such wine to inspire these precious moments.

Enjoy as opulent black currant and ripened plum compote commingle with aromas of exotic spices, hinting to the brooding and intrinsically powerful core within. Dimpled tannins accelerate with incredible focus and width, enveloping the mid-palate with notes of black mulberries, crème de cassis, juniper, and graphite. This enchanting darkness carries through the endless finish with unparalleled beauty and clarity.

Ground Shipping and an optional, complimentary gift note are included with all official Turnbull Gift Set purchases. Leave your note in the 'Gift Message' section in checkout.

Members, please note: preferred member pricing does not apply, as the listed price reflects a built-in discount.

If you have any questions regarding shipping, do not hesitate to call us (707-963-5839) or email Megan with any shipping questions.

 

winemaker peter heitz on black label

“Black Label is a story of two alter egos coming together: Leopoldina Vineyard fruit meets Fortuna Vineyard fruit. The core of our Black Label comes from Leopoldina Vineyard; that’s where we get that big, darkly brooding fruit note with rich, hedonistic tones, and huge structure and texture. Then, we add fruit from Fortuna Vineyard to bring in more lift and focus, making the wine prettier and longer. These are two fantastic, but different vineyard sites. And the beauty in their differences is wonderfully highlighted by this wine.” 

 

praise for 2016 black label

"A big, huge wine, the 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Black Label shows the more exotic personality of the year. Super-ripe dark cherry, plum, new leather, licorice and sweet spice notes build as this flamboyantly ripe wine shows off its personality. Readers should expect a full throttle, intense wine built on pure power. Blackberry jam, chocolate, spice, new leather and new oak gain volume in this striking, explosive wine from Turnbull."

-Antonio Galloni, Vinous. 97 Points.

 

"This is a head-turning wine, especially at the price—an impressive study in cohesive elements of black currant, lavender and licorice melded with meaty, lengthy tannin. The black currant gives way to more sumptuous flavors of blueberry and cocoa powder, offering balanced body weight and complexity." 

-Virginie Boone, Wine EnthusiastEditors' Choice. 97 Points.

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