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Date Printed: 10/31/2014
Clarendon Hills Brookman Merlot 2006
Clarendon Hills Brookman Merlot 2006
(search item no. 117766)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 10/31/2014: $44.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep crimson. Spicey mulberry, blackberries, bitumen and cigar. Coco and herb edged fruit sits in the glass and opens with air. Opening with dark chocolate and cherry nuance, the peaty background comes of age and styles the graceful personality of this vineyard. Classy, savory-flavored tannins and modest weight make for a seductively structured and velvet textured cuvee.
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About Clarendon Hills:

Clarendon Hills is a small family-run winery based in Clarendon, South Australia. The company was founded by biochemist, Roman Bratasiuk, in 1990. The story of Clarendon Hills is one of passion, dedication and commitment to exception wine. It all began when this biochemist and wine lover decided to produce his own wine. Though he'd never trained as a winemaker, Roman let himself be guided by his refined palate and scientific knowledge. Following his favorite producers and preferred styles, Roman sought to make a version of the wines he loved.