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Date Printed: 10/1/2014
Clarendon Hills Moritz Syrah 2006
Clarendon Hills Moritz Syrah 2006
(search item no. 117778)
collectible wine
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The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
PRICE ON 10/1/2014: $54.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2005 The Wine Advocate rating: 96 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 94 points
2005 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2002 The Wine Advocate rating: 95 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 93 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Blackened crimson. Leather, gunpowder, crushed rock, coffee-edged blue fruits and roasted meats dominate this Cornas styled expression. The seductively integrated and modestly amplified Syrah characters identify the Moritz vineyard's modern take on a traditional classic. The majestic savory edged tannin profile is finely grained and long winded. The luxuriously weighted flavor intensity is powerful, multi-layered, rounded and generous.
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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.