Rating: 96Booker's 2011 Vertigo Extended is beautifully focused and nuanced throughout. Today, the wine appears to be going through a slightly unexpressive phase as it shuts down quickly in the glass, but not before showing some of its marvelous depth. Readers will have to be patient here. - Antonio Galloni
California is the heartland of wine production in the US, and the state that brought prestige to American wine thanks to the pioneers who built early wineries like , , , and in the 1800s. Its large geographic area ensures a great diversity in growing sites, varieties grown, and quality levels. Generalizations about the state's wines have numerous exceptions; however, a few key facts generally hold true—ample sunshine, dry weather during the growing season, and moderate winters prevail. and continue to dominate the state's production—albeit in continually smaller percentages, as growers continue to diversify. More than 100 different varieties can be found throughout the state.
Collector Data For This Wine
- 32 bottles owned
- 12 collectors