2007 was the best vintage for Saxum up to now. And, that is saying a lot. This was just stunning. It is in a great place right now, but, depending on the bottle, not quite at peak. Purple in color. The nose has black raspberries, roasted meats, black cherries, slight cedar and spice and bits of plums and peppers. On the palate, this is lively yet weightless. Almost seamless. Delicious with energetic black raspberries, black cherries and underlying charred meats. Long finish. Great with heavier or spicy foods. Each sip makes one want another.
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