2006 Saxum Syrah James Berry Vineyard Bone Rock
Syrah - 750ML

  • WA 96
  • IWC 95

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WA 96
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, August 2009
No wimpy wine the 2006 Bone Rock James Berry Vineyard (76% Syrah 18% Mourvedre and 6% Grenache) has over 16% alcohol. It possesses phenomenal texture stunning purity and remarkable freshness which again is attributable to... No wimpy wine the 2006 Bone Rock James Berry Vineyard (76% Syrah 18% Mourvedre and 6% Grenache) has over 16% alcohol. It possesses phenomenal texture stunning purity and remarkable freshness which again is attributable to the limestone soils as well as the proprietor's brilliant hands-off winemaking philosophy. A complex perfume of roasted meats black fruits spring flowers charcoal and spice is followed by a wine of enormous richness (yet it is neither overweight nor heavy). Beautiful freshness permeates the wine's black fruit flavors and full-bodied power and length. The finish lasts for nearly a minute. This 2006 should evolve for 12-15+ years.
IWC 95
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, November 2008
Inky ruby. Exotically perfumed bouquet of red berries fruitcake Asian spices and white flowers. Impressively fresh with vibrant raspberry blackcurrant and floral pastille flavors. Zesty minerality adds urgency to the deep... Inky ruby. Exotically perfumed bouquet of red berries fruitcake Asian spices and white flowers. Impressively fresh with vibrant raspberry blackcurrant and floral pastille flavors. Zesty minerality adds urgency to the deep almost sweet fruit with fine-grained tannins adding grip. The endless finish strongly echoes the spice and minerality of this suave knock-out.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country USA
Region California
Sub-region Central Coast
Appellation San Luis Obispo
Sub-appellation Paso Robles
Vintage 2006