Turtle Rock Wines
Turtle Rock does not belong to the traditional Bordeaux Grands Crus Classés system, sharing the spotlight with esteemed counterparts such as Château Margaux, Château Lafite Rothschild, and Château Latour.
- 100-Point Vintages: While Turtle Rock has not yet garnered the elusive 100-point score, its consistent high ratings set it apart.
- Most Popular: Their "Westberg Red" consistently stands out as the producer's showpiece.
- Highest Achievement: Recognition for innovation in sustainable viticulture practices.
Provenance & Masters Behind the Bottle
Founded by Don Burns, Turtle Rock is a testament to the convergence of geological richness and human ingenuity. Don, a well-respected winemaker, brings more than just academic knowledge to the table. He combines traditional and modern techniques to create wines of remarkable balance and depth.
Vineyard & Craftsmanship
Situated in the sought-after Willow Creek District of Paso Robles, the Turtle Rock vineyards enjoy the benefits of limestone-rich soil and a maritime-influenced climate. Given the finite acreage and meticulous grape selection, Turtle Rock wines are rare commodities in the realm of quality viticulture.
Aging & Investment Value
Owning a bottle from Turtle Rock is not just an exercise in sensory pleasure, but also a sound investment. With proper aging, these wines reveal increasingly complex layers, mirroring a collector's fine art piece.