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Wine of the Year

James Laube
Issue: December 31, 2010

In 2007, a near-perfect vintage across the Golden State, Saxum's wines reached new heights. The 2007 James Berry Paso Robles, an eclectic mix of Grenache, Mourvèdre and Syrah, is evidence of Paso's potential. For its classic quality and reasonable price, and for its testimony that Paso Robles has earned its place on the world's wine stage, Wine Spectator has selected it as the Wine of the Year for 2010. Wine Spectator senior editor James Laube explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 7, 2010.

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