2011 Booker Fracture

  • 97 WA
  • 88 WS
  • 94 IWC
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SKU: 227253-2011

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 97

    Up there with the best of the vintage, the 2011 The Fracture is ethereal stuff that's made with the goal to be the most ready to drink of the lineup. I'm not sure if that goal is met or not, but I can say the wine is utterly brilliant. Seeing only 5-10% stem inclusion, it delivers rocking aromas of cassis, black raspberry, hints of roasted herbs, licorice and chocolate that give way to a medium to full-bodied, seamless and textured effort that has both elegance and deep, layered fruit and richness. Hard to resist and a joy to drink, it nevertheless has the balance and depth to evolve gracefully through 2021. Drink 2015-2021.
    Drink Dates: 2015-2021
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 94

    (100% syrah and 15% alcohol, the highest in the Booker set this vintage): Inky purple. Pungent, smoke-accented aromas of black raspberry, olive tapenade and floral oils. Very syrah. Lush and complex on the palate, offering potent flavors of cherry-cola, blackberry, violet pastille and star anise. Rich but surprisingly lively syrah, with powerful closing punch and gently chewy, harmonious tannins.
    Author: Josh Raynolds
    Issue: November/December 2013
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 88

    Ruggedly tannic and dry, with damp earth flavors woven amid the chewy dark berry, roasted coffee and black licorice nuances. Ends with gripping tannins and less flesh than is typical for a Booker.
    Drink Dates: 2014-2024
    Author: James Laube
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  • Collector Data For This Wine

    • 134 bottles owned
    • 49 collectors