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Saxum Question

#1 Post by Leonard Taylor » July 21st, 2019, 5:10 am

I pulled a 2008 Saxum Heart Stone for dinner last and the first whiff indicated some off aroma which we later decided was TCA. We tried to muscle through it but decided it was definitely corked. So I went in and pulled my last bottle and was very surprised to find it in a BDX style bottle. I had no idea this wine was bottled in two different bottle styles. Anyone else notice this and is there an explanation? Justin? BTW, the second bottle was fantastic.
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Re: Saxum Question

#2 Post by Michael Martin » July 21st, 2019, 5:58 am

Wax vs foil capsule too.

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#3 Post by markjchambers » July 21st, 2019, 6:24 am

My 08s are long gone. I've been on the list since 06 and I've never seen a bordeaux-style bottle. I have had one corked bottle and they replaced it. Great customer service.

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#4 Post by Leonard Taylor » July 21st, 2019, 7:15 am

Michael Martin wrote:
July 21st, 2019, 5:58 am
Wax vs foil capsule too.
Both were wax.
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#5 Post by Leonard Taylor » July 21st, 2019, 7:19 am

markjchambers wrote:
July 21st, 2019, 6:24 am
My 08s are long gone. I've been on the list since 06 and I've never seen a bordeaux-style bottle. I have had one corked bottle and they replaced it. Great customer service.
I have a vertical of Heart Stone 2010-2016 and they are all in Burgundy Style bottles. James Berry is also.
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#6 Post by Michael Martin » July 21st, 2019, 10:32 am

Leonard Taylor wrote:
July 21st, 2019, 7:15 am
Michael Martin wrote:
July 21st, 2019, 5:58 am
Wax vs foil capsule too.
Both were wax.
Wow, the one looks too perfect for wax.

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#7 Post by bscott » July 21st, 2019, 11:13 am

I have one 2008 left. It is the same shorter bottle as the one on the right of your picture.
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#8 Post by Chris D » July 22nd, 2019, 10:14 am

Anyone cracked an '09 James Berry recently? Thinking of breaking out a mag of it this weekend.
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#9 Post by Hank Victor » July 22nd, 2019, 1:04 pm

Some Saxum on WineBid are in the standard BDX bottles.

https://www.winebid.com/BuyWine/Item/71 ... ken-Stones

The only Saxum I've had have been in burgundy-styled bottles.
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#10 Post by Leonard Taylor » July 22nd, 2019, 1:07 pm

I received a direct email from Justin Smith who said they ran out of the burgundy style bottles that year when they were bottling and had to use the BDX style for some. He said I was probably one of the very few that got both. Justin also generously offered to replace the corked one. First Class
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#11 Post by Jeremy C » July 22nd, 2019, 1:08 pm

I have 2010 Broken Stones in Bdx style bottles.
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#12 Post by Leonard Taylor » July 22nd, 2019, 1:14 pm

Jeremy C wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 1:08 pm
I have 2010 Broken Stones in Bdx style bottles.
The Broken Stones have always been in that style bottle.
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#13 Post by Jeremy C » July 22nd, 2019, 1:32 pm

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Leonard Taylor wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 1:14 pm
Jeremy C wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 1:08 pm
I have 2010 Broken Stones in Bdx style bottles.
The Broken Stones have always been in that style bottle.
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#14 Post by RMann » July 22nd, 2019, 2:59 pm

Leonard Taylor wrote:
July 22nd, 2019, 1:07 pm
I received a direct email from Justin Smith who said they ran out of the burgundy style bottles that year when they were bottling and had to use the BDX style for some. He said I was probably one of the very few that got both. Justin also generously offered to replace the corked one. First Class
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#15 Post by Scott E. » July 24th, 2019, 8:45 am

Anyone know when the current mailing list offer expires? Is there generally a follow up offer for those moved up from the wait list? Cheers!
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#16 Post by Michael Martin » July 24th, 2019, 8:53 am

Scott E. wrote:
July 24th, 2019, 8:45 am
Anyone know when the current mailing list offer expires? Is there generally a follow up offer for those moved up from the wait list? Cheers!
I thought it ended this past Monday. If you were moving up, I think you would have received an email by now, but maybe that has changed.

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#17 Post by R. Gleiberm@n » July 24th, 2019, 8:56 am

Michael Martin wrote:
July 24th, 2019, 8:53 am
Scott E. wrote:
July 24th, 2019, 8:45 am
Anyone know when the current mailing list offer expires? Is there generally a follow up offer for those moved up from the wait list? Cheers!
I thought it ended this past Monday. If you were moving up, I think you would have received an email by now, but maybe that has changed.
I checked on my own status (2012 waitlist signup) and got the following response on 7/16: "We are looking forward to sending offerings out to some of our wait list members later this summer". I am guessing there are still possibly some offers to go out. Fingers crossed.
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#18 Post by Scott E. » July 24th, 2019, 11:57 am

Thanks! Good news - I have a sign up date of January 2012.
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#19 Post by Scott E. » July 30th, 2019, 10:34 am

Hallelujah! Finally got that e-mail that says I will get an allocation next week (Broken Stones and Hexe)! Really stoked to start adding this winery to my cellar. Cheers!
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#20 Post by Joe Raymond » July 30th, 2019, 10:58 am

Yep I was February 2012 and got an offer for August 6. Finally!
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#21 Post by Steve Crawford » July 30th, 2019, 11:18 am

seems like 2012 signer uppers are in, 2013 folk (me) still waiting...

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#22 Post by R. Gleiberm@n » July 30th, 2019, 11:56 am

I am class of 2012 as well. Got my email to expect an offer next week.
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