As the Ravenswood juggernaut gained momentum in Sonoma, Napa Zinfandel idled, an afterthought variety in a region where Cabernet rules. Perhaps that's why Larry Turley was the right man for the job. Six-foot-four, lean and bearded, the independent-minded Turley suits California's most Californian grape, and he welcomed the chance to move against prevailing winds.
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