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Date Printed: 10/25/2014
Clarendon Hills Brookman Vineyard Syrah 2004
Clarendon Hills Brookman Vineyard Syrah 2004
(search item no. 89172)
boutique wine
collectible wine
has fluid
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The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 10/25/2014: $89.00

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2007 Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2007 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2001 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2001 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This vineyard was planted in 1965 in rich, chocolate-brown clay soils. It produces cabernet, merlot and syrah varieties which all exhibit sweet, chocolate, earthy characteristics.
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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.