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Date Printed: 10/24/2014
Clarendon Hills Brookman Vineyard Syrah 2006
Clarendon Hills Brookman Vineyard Syrah 2006
(search item no. 117771)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
PRICE ON 10/24/2014: $67.99

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
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 95 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2004 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:

Blackened crimson. Floral edge to creamy black and blue berried fruit rugged roast meat, bacon fat, tea bag, peat, liquorice and spice are speckled within the low, earthy elevation of perfume. The full penthouse view; a majestic depth of flavour in tannin on the silky smooth finish. The most creamy of its Hickinbotham and Onkaparinga Syrah sisters; the polished and refined texture is addictively weighted and sublimely structured.
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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.