Red

2016 Booker Vineyard Tempranillo Extended Age 22 Months

Tempranillo

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Paso Robles
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • ELH wrote: 94 points

    November 8, 2019 - Fruity and floral. Paired well with ancho chilli pork.

  • dmwilsondvm Likes this wine: 96 points

    September 30, 2019 - Brooding AF. Initially over the top, but 2 hr decant opened it up. Wow. Very very nice. I’m excited to watch this one.

  • Neras Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 3, 2019 - Blackcurrant, Alcohol on the nose. Dense, fruity and concentrated. Close to being a liquor, but OK. I guess it will calm and become better in 3-5 years.

  • King Cab wrote: 95 points

    June 30, 2019 - This is the wine I would ask for on death row.
    Dark. Real dark. Purple tinged edges. Nose of pure sassafras and cool boysenberries. Coaxing brings blueberries and maybe some blackberries. Palate shows amazing balance of fruit, acid and tannins. The oak is there but so in the background, you must search for it. Deft and boisterous, this has amazing lilt and grandeur not found often. Notes exotic tea, this is packed with dense black/blue fruits,; it really is a complete package. Finish is true and it reminds you of but keeps the oak in check. Lovely and deft, this a pure and joyous. I bucked the odds/too young gods and hit it with my Coravin, but believe by next week, this will be a gonner...
    Just ordered 4 more.

  • andrewdodd86 Likes this wine: 94 points

    February 25, 2019 - Booker Tasting at Taylor's Wine Shop: My first taste specifically of the Booker Tempranillo EXT. Really enjoyed it, one of the highlights of the night. Deep raspberry, herbs & tobacco, great earth

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  • By Jeb Dunnuck
    The Brilliant 2016s from Paso Robles, 11/29/2018 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Booker Vineyard
  • Varietal Tempranillo
  • Designation Extended Age 22 Months
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Paso Robles

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 191 (85%)
  • Consumed 34 (15%)

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