Booker Vineyard Fracture 2016 - Station Plaza Wine
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Booker Vineyard Fracture 2016
SKU: 08206

Booker Vineyard Fracture 2016

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Just over half of our property is planted with Syrah. We put our best barrels of Syrah into Fracture and then age in 228L Barriques. The name is a tribute to the high content of limestone in our soil. Limestone causes our vineyard soil to fracture rather than crumble.
Jeb Dunnuck
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The base 2016 Fracture is another flat-out awesome wine from Jenson that has everything you could want from a Syrah grown on limestone soils on the west side of Paso Robles. Made from 100% Syrah aged in 70% new French oak, it offers a huge nose of blackcurrants, toasty oak, espresso, smoke tobacco, and crushed flowers. Deep, massively concentrated, and textured, it still glides across the palate with thrilling purity of fruit and has a great, great finish.

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Made of 100% Syrah aged 18 months in 70% new French oak, the 2016 Syrah Fracture is deep garnet-purple colored, opening with exuberant notes of crushed blackberries, black cherries and cassis with hints of asphalt, star anise, truffles and mossy bark. Full, firm and with a rock-solid frame of grainy tannins, it has tons of taut, muscular fruit, finishing long and mineral tinged

Lisa Perrotti-Brown