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2019 Saxum, Somnus, Paso Robles 1x75cl

JD96-98
Blend: 33% Petite Sirah, 33% Syrah, 17% Graciano, 13% Touriga Nacional, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon Vintage production: 610 cases A brand-new cuvée, we tasted the Somnus 2019 from barrel in 2022 (it was... simply label ‘XC’ for extended cellared), and even at that relatively early stage it was a mind-blowing experience. Our notes read: “Off the charts – this will be incredible!”, which almost feels like an understatement now. Named after the Greek God of Sleep, Somnus slumbered for an almost unheard of 44 months in barrel to tame the insane level of power and intensity, and Justin’s judgement was impeccable as it came together beautifully in time for bottling. For Saxum fans, this is as thrilling as it gets! NOTES FROM WINEMAKER JUSTIN SMITH: “I finally get to introduce you to this new cuvée, Somnus, named after the Roman god of sleep, because this wine gets to sleep an extra year in barrel! 44 months it’s been slumbering away. Back in 2019 we had a couple of amazing lots in our cellar that were so unique, and so incredible, I really wanted to showcase them. The problem was they were also extremely structured. The original plan was to give them the 33 month elevage like Bone Rock and Rocket block, but when it came time to bottle it last year it was still too beastly. Think velvet glove in a iron gauntlet. We tucked it back in and let it sleep another whole year, and when it woke up this time, it blew us all away. It is something unique for sure. Still a beast, but something very special. Something that I believe could only happen here on the Central Coast. It is another wine in this line up that has to be tasted to be believed, but understand, it’s not for the faint of heart. It is Paso.”
£190 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £232.07 / BottleAvailability: Immediate ⋅ ETA to UK address: 2-4 days

2021 Andremily, Mourvèdre, California 1x75cl

JD96-98RP100WI97-99
Blend: 88% Mourvèdre, 12% Syrah Vintage production: 500 cases There is nothing in the world that can compare with the Andremily Mourvèdre. As Perrotti-Brown says: “I think it is safe to say... that with the possible exception of Beaucastel’s Hommage a Jacques Perrin, there is no one in the world producing greater Mourvedre than Jim.” A perfect 100pts from The Wine Advocate for the 2021 adds further strength to this, and Jim’s thoughts are too good not to share: “A filthy and delicious concoction, this amazingly hedonistic wine aims to please offering heaps of blue fruit, strawberry garrigue, and crushed rocks with hints of tar, as well as plenty of that sexy Mourvedre funk.” The vineyard sources are Alta Mesa (Santa Barbara County), G2 (Paso Robles), Larner (Ballard Canyon), and Slide Hill - Andremily's new Estate Vineyard in Edna Valley.
£112 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £138.40 / BottleAvailability: Future ArrivalPlease contact us to know more

2021 Andremily, Mourvèdre, California 12x75cl

JD96-98RP100WI97-99
Blend: 88% Mourvèdre, 12% Syrah Vintage production: 500 cases There is nothing in the world that can compare with the Andremily Mourvèdre. As Perrotti-Brown says: “I think it is safe to say... that with the possible exception of Beaucastel’s Hommage a Jacques Perrin, there is no one in the world producing greater Mourvedre than Jim.” A perfect 100pts from The Wine Advocate for the 2021 adds further strength to this, and Jim’s thoughts are too good not to share: “A filthy and delicious concoction, this amazingly hedonistic wine aims to please offering heaps of blue fruit, strawberry garrigue, and crushed rocks with hints of tar, as well as plenty of that sexy Mourvedre funk.” The vineyard sources are Alta Mesa (Santa Barbara County), G2 (Paso Robles), Larner (Ballard Canyon), and Slide Hill - Andremily's new Estate Vineyard in Edna Valley.
£1,320 / Case£110 / BottleDuty Status: In Bond ⋅ Price incl. of Duty & VAT: £1,631.95 / Case, £136.00 / BottleAvailability: Future ArrivalPlease contact us to know more