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Date Printed: 9/1/2014
Clarendon Hills Romas Grenache 2006
Clarendon Hills Romas Grenache 2006
(search item no. 117765)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 99 points
Australian Wine Companion rating: 96 points
PRICE ON 9/1/2014: $69.99

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

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep Ruby crimson. Dried herbs, brightly perfumed florals and spiced berry fruits intermingle in this lineated and refined nose. Plenty of background yet to come out. The evolving aroma offers whisps of dried stone fruit, sarsaparilla, kirsch liqueur, Cherry-Ripe bars, rose petal and mulberry. Dry spiced and savory fruited palate is supported by complex tannin structure. Acidity and tannin are expressed in this layered and multi-dimensional example.
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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.