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Saxum Booker Vineyard 2014

$189.00
Save $34.12 (18%)
$154.88

SKU 07615

750ml

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Owned by Eric and Lisa Jensen, the Booker Vineyard is extremely steep and rocky with a mix of calcareous and siliceous soils. We lease 2 acres of East facing Syrah that produces extremely concentrated fruit with great acidity, 1 acre of a North West face that we ferment whole cluster to produce a black tannic wine with great texture, and 1 acre of Mourvedre on a South slope that gives wonderful intensity and structure. The resulting blend is very concentrated, with great texture and tons of fruit and spice. We age it for 20-26 months mainly in new 350 Liter French hogshead barrels with extra thick staves. Our wines are never racked off their lees and are bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country California
Region Central Coast
Appellation Paso Robles
Brand Saxum
Alcohol/vol 15.1%
  • wa97-99

Wine AdvocateLeading off the wines from barrel, the 2014 Booker Vineyard is inky colored and downright unctuous, with tons of fruit, chalky minerality, full-bodied richness and no shortage of structure.

Jeb Dunnuck, August 2016