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Date Printed: 8/30/2014
Saxum Broken Stones Paso Robles 2010
Saxum Broken Stones Paso Robles 2010
(search item no. 123801)
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International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 93 points
PRICE ON 8/30/2014: $149.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 99 points
2011 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
2011 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2009 Vinous / Antonio Galloni rating: 96 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2009 James Suckling rating: 92 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 97 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 96 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

2010 was an incredibly cool season (the coolest we had ever experienced until 2011 came along!). This allowed for some great hang time, which leads to great flavor and tannin development.

Blend: 63% Syrah, 19% Mourvèdre, 15% Grenache, 3% Petite Sirah

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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.