Features amazing richness, focus and purity of flavor, presented on a beam of acidity. Offers great aromatics and flavors to match, with tiers of blackberry, mahogany, wild berry, raspberry and black licorice that form a tight, persistent core of flavors, ending with a pleasant loamy earthiness.
Drink Dates: 2012-2026
Author: James Laube
Wine Advocate | Rating: 97
The 2010 Fracture (Syrah) shows off gorgeous purity and finesse in its rich dark fruit. This is a decidedly overt, flashy wine, yet it also possesses stunning aromatics and impeccable, world-class balance. Layers of fruit build to the huge, opulent finish. I can hardly wait to taste this from bottle. In 2010, 100% of the fruit was de-stemmed. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2018.