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2010 Booker Vineyard Alchemist Extended Age 22 Months

Syrah Blend

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Paso Robles
Drink between 2012 - 2020 (Edit)
CT93.7 40 reviews

Community Tasting Notes 21

  • mvande21 wrote: 92 points

    July 17, 2021 - Pnp. Very fragrant. Red and black fruits, some spice and earth notes. Smooth and supple. Medium length finish with diminished tannins.

  • papabluez wrote: 94 points

    August 16, 2020 - Shared this wine last night to rave reviews. It is drinking beautifully! Most of the experts who rated this wine early on did not see the drinking window going this long. They were wrong. It's amazing now and has plenty of life left. Silky mouth feel, with long finish.......plenty of fruit with enjoyable savory notes!. We should have tried the extended age along with the regular 010 for comparison. Might do that tonight!

  • mattdathan Likes this wine: 94 points

    April 11, 2019 - This is a feisty wine. It's age gives it smoothness and suppleness, but it has plenty of structure and acidity left to give it many more years of life. The petit verdot really comes across in the nose and the syrah owns the mouth-feel.

  • 818wines Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 15, 2018 - A bit pruney, but still very tasty. Last one, but I am not sure this will be improving with any more age.

  • The Wine Write Likes this wine: 93 points

    May 13, 2017 - Decanted at restaurant, finished that night at home. Tight initially, opening as the night went on. A lot of fruit. Nice aromatics, definitely get the dark Bordeaux influence there from the Cab and Petit Verdot. Smooth delivery. Lengthy finish. Nice.

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  • By Antonio Galloni
    California's Central Coast: Better than Ever (Aug 2012) (link)

    (Booker Vineyard Alchemist 22 Paso Robles) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2010
  • Type Red
  • Producer Booker Vineyard
  • Varietal Syrah Blend
  • Designation Alchemist Extended Age 22 Months
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Paso Robles

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 90 (34%)
  • Consumed 177 (66%)

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