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Date Printed: 8/23/2014
Saxum Booker Vineyard (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010
Saxum Booker Vineyard (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2010
(search item no. 123837)
collectible wine
boutique wine

Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 8/23/2014: $289.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 99 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 94 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 98 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 99 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 95 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This blend is very concentrated, with great texture and tons of fruit and spice.

81% Syrah, 19% Mourvèdre

My Notes:

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About Saxum:

Saxum Vineyards is focused on producing Syrah, Grenache, and Mourvedre based blends from the Templeton Gap of Paso Robles, California. We let our rocky calcareous soils, steep hillsides, and cooling ocean breezes speak through our wines by keeping our 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 2200-2800 cases per year divided between 6 different cuvees, Broken Stones, Heart Stone Vineyard, James Berry Vineyard, Booker Vineyards, Rocket Block and Bone Rock.