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CLARENDON HILLS Shiraz 'Hickinbotham' 2006 Bottle

Useful Bottle Information

  • ABV 14.5%
  • Bottle Size 75cl
  • Closure Type Cork
  • Wine Colour Red Still Wine
  • Country / Region Australia - South
  • Wine Styles Full Bodied
  • Grape Variety Syrah/Shiraz

Bottle Description

ROBER PARKER The Wine Advocate - 97+ points - Drink: NOW - 2031 - Reviewed by: Jay S Miller, 25th Feb 2009 "The 2006 Syrah Hickinbotham Vineyard combines a voluptuous flavor profile with enough ripe tannin to evolve for 6-8 years. Drink it from 2015 to 2031."
Roman Bratasiuk’s Clarendon Hills is one of the world’s great wine estates. The wines are all 100% varietal, produced from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Grenache, and Syrah. The vineyards are all ungrafted, planted on their own roots, most of them with very old vines. Only French oak is utilized, seasoned barrels for the Grenache, 100% new for the Merlot and Cabernets, and 50-100% new for the Syrahs depending upon the vineyard. The wines typically spend 18 months in oak prior to bottling without fining or filtration. The 2006 vintage was an excellent one, not quite as exceptional as 2005, but there may be cases in which selected 2006s may eventually outshine their 2005 counterparts.

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CLARENDON HILLS Shiraz 'Hickinbotham' 2006 Bottle

Our price: £49.95

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