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Saxum Syrah Blend Paso Robles Bone Rock James Berry Vineyard 2006

Member Review by RhoneRanger:

An outstanding wine from Justin Smith (as expected)... Big and fruity without being too sweet - great acidity and depth. The dark fruits are amazing; blackberry, raspberry and blueberry...

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Saxum Vineyards:
Saxum Vineyards is a boutique winery overseen by winemakers Heather and Justin Smith in the Temple Gap area of Paso Robles, California. The winery focuses on red wines using the Rhone varietal stalwarts Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre. Production is kept to the minimal output of under 3000 cases per year, with low yields divided between the Broken Stones, Heart Stone, James Berry, Booker, Rock... Read more
Saxum Vineyards is a boutique winery overseen by winemakers Heather and Justin Smith in the Temple Gap area of Paso Robles, California. The winery focuses on red wines using the Rhone varietal stalwarts Grenache, Syrah, and Mourvedre. Production is kept to the minimal output of under 3000 cases per year, with low yields divided between the Broken Stones, Heart Stone, James Berry, Booker, Rocket Block, and Bone Rock vineyards. The soils in the growing areas are mainly calcareous, providing incentive for roots to dig deep for natural moisture, with elevated locations that ensure balanced grape ripeness. The wines are handmade, organic, and sustainable, free of added chemicals or vineyard pesticides.  Read less

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Snooth User: RhoneRanger
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06/11/2009

An outstanding wine from Justin Smith (as expected)... Big and fruity without being too sweet - great acidity and depth. The dark fruits are amazing; blackberry, raspberry and blueberry...


External Reviews for Saxum Syrah Blend Paso Robles Bone Rock James Berry Vineyard

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
11/23/2010

The 2006 Bone Rock, a blend of 76% Syrah, 18% Mourvedre, and 6% Grenache, is another exceptional wine that has expanded, and developed even more texture, nuance, and complexity than it displayed last year. It is a full-bodied red of prodigious intens... Robert Parker's Wine Advocate. A Syrah wine from California in USA. 2006 Saxum Syrah James Berry Vineyard Bone Rock 1500ml



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