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2014 SAXUM Paso Robles Broken Stones Vineyard

SAXUM Paso Robles Broken Stones Vineyard 2014

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  • Country
  • Country
  • United States
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • American Viticultural Areas (AVA)
  • Region
  • Region
  • California
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • San Luis Obispo, Paso Robles
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Syrah
    Petite Sirah
    Grenache
    Mourvèdre
    Roussanne
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • About this winery

    Saxum is one of the hottest wineries in Paso Robles, which is saying something, since Paso is pretty well as hot as it gets in California these days. Of course Paso is 'hot' by virtue of being cool, and the coolest part of Paso Robles is the Templeton gap in West Paso, where Saxum is located. Here cool marine air streams in from the Pacific Ocean, creating a microclimate that is surprisingly temperate for Southern California. Saxum's James Berry vineyard is perhaps the supreme expression of...

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Press reviews

  • - 95 Points -

    September 2016

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  • - (95-97)+ -

    Jeb Dunnuck, August 2016

    Up there with the great vintages of this cuvee, the 2014 Syrah Broken Stones offers incredible purity and elegance paired with blockbuster richness and depth. Giving up lots of sweet black raspberry fruit, crushed rock, a hint of chocolate and toasted spice, this beauty is full-bodied, unctuous and layered. I never find this cuvee to have quite as many layers as the other Syrahs, but this is beautiful.

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