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2007 Saxum - Broken Stones Rhone Blend - USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles - Red

USA - California - San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles

Red Rhone Blend
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 »

Score
94
WA 96+
WS 96
Drink Dates
WA: 2011-2026 WS: 2009-2017
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WA 96+
Source Wine Advocate
Issue 184
Drink Dates 2011-2026

The 2007 Broken Stones (71% Syrah, 18% Grenache, and 11% Mourvedre) is a gorgeously seamless wine with an inky/blue/purple color, a tight but promising nose of blue and black fruits, incense, charcoal, and extraordinarily pure black raspberry and blackberry fruit, fabulous concentration in the mouth, velvety, well-integrated tannins, and a mind-bogglingly long finish. This wine will benefit from 2-3 years of cellaring, and should keep for 15 or more.

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WS 96
Source Wine Spectator
Drink Dates 2009-2017

A full-blown tour de force, pure, ripe, rich and focused, delivering blackberry, huckleberry, boysenberry and spicy mineral notes that are dense without being heavy. Layered and intricate, this is smooth, detailed and long on the finish. Syrah, Grenache and Mourvedre. 650 cases made.

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Author Patrick
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.794%
Tasted On 02/04/2014

Slightly off bottle with great nose, no palate and too much alcoholic heat

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Author Johnnymd
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.304%
Tasted On 02/11/2012

Bit lighter than expected. Floral and bright raspberry/blueberry. Moderate body and finish.

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Author SeaRanch
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Tasted On 02/10/2012
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