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minfolio , JonnyB , Jake

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Average Retail:
$158.10 Details
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(of 2 listings - 96 months )
$78.87 Details
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2006 Saxum - James Berry Vineyard Bone Rock Syrah - USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles - Red

USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles

Red Syrah
Producer Notes

Saxum Vineyards is focused on producing Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre-based blends from the Templeton Gap of Paso Robles, California. They let their rocky calcareous soils, steep hillsides, and cooling ocean breezes speak through their wines by keeping yields extremely low, picking fruit at the peak of ripeness, and using a minimalist approach in the cellar. Production is kept at a total of... More »

Drink Dates
VF: 2008-2021
6 for sale

Author G
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.69%
Tasted On 02/08/2015
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Author Rutiger
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 98.361%
Tasted On 02/24/2013

Deep dark purple. Dark fruit, spice and camphor. Bold fruit taste, strong tannin. Long finish but needs more time to develop complexity.

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Author MJM
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.208%
Tasted On 05/07/2011

First bottle of this was 98pts. This one was identical upon opening. However after four hours of air and at room temp it felt too hot and disjointed. Put it in the fridge for 30 min, that helped but not quite what I was exptecting. 93?

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Author Peter
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 88.095%
Tasted On 04/17/2010

really very good. Had it after dinner with the cheese.

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Author JC Wino
Site / Blog   Trust Rating
Tasted On 03/22/2009

BDF notes: Wineaggedon I (not an entrant). My favorite wine of the night. Huge alcohol, massive nose, complicated, chewy, dense, and challenging. Really enjoyed this.

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