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2003 Saxum Broken Stones (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Saxum Vineyards saxumvineyards.com   details
Appellation: Paso Robles - California - United States (AVA)
Type: red
Varietal: Syrah - Grenache - Mourvèdre
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Outstanding
Est. Price: US$50.00
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: July 14, 2012 , Michael Haley
95 points "Parker nailed this one on the nose. "
rated: June 1, 2005 , Robert Parker erobertparker.com
95 points "The 2003 Broken Stones, a 350-case blend of 80% Syrah, 12% Grenache, and 8% Mourvedre, offers a fabulously sweet nose of black raspberries, blackberries, licorice, pepper, and subtle herbs, followed by pure, full-bodied flavors that coat the palate, but are neither heavy nor cloying. The oak component is virtually undetectable as it is concealed by the wine’s wealth of fruit and extraordinary concentration. It should drink well for 10-12 years. The 2003s were bottled about seven weeks before my visit, but I could hardly complain about the fact they weren’t “showing.” I highly recommend that wine enthusiasts who love Rhone Ranger wines pay a visit to the James Berry Vineyard, one of the true grand cru sites in the region." Best 2005-2017
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