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Date Printed: 7/31/2014
Clarendon Hills Kangarilla Grenache 2005
Clarendon Hills Kangarilla Grenache 2005
(search item no. 103352)
collectible wine
boutique wine

The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
PRICE ON 7/31/2014: $52.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 95 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2006 International Wine Cellar rating: 94 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 93 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 94 points
2001 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1998 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ripe cherry, strawberry and a violet character dominate the nose. Recessed and spice driven – the Kangarilla vineyard is elegant and light on its feet.
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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.