Clarendon Hills ‘Astralis’ Syrah 2003


Clarendon Hills’ “Astralis” Syrah is one of only twenty-one wines rated as ‘Exceptional’ in the Langton’s Classification

99pts – Robert Parker – ‘The Wine Advocate’

97pts – Jeremy Oliver – ‘Good Wine Guide’

95pts – Wine Spectator

“It’s hard to believe the 2003 Syrah Astralis Vineyard could be better, but it offers riveting richness, intensity, purity, & equilibrium….abundant amounts of sweet, ripe tannin, & huge extract, richness, & depth. Meant for true connoisseurs ….it represents what Roman Bratasiuk & Clarendon Hills do so well … show respect for the great traditions of France, but recognize the extraordinary raw materials that emerge from old vines planted in McLaren Vale. This fabulous wine offers both power & elegance, & showcases the extraordinary talent of Roman Bratasiuk.” – Robert Parker

“A deep, dark and brooding wine whose massively introverted aromas of dark red & black berry fruits reveal a perfumed floral aspect & layers of meaty, oaky & spicy complexity. Astonishingly intense & powerful, it’s saturated by a remarkable depth of black fruits & plums, with tightly integrated support from assertive dark chocolate oak & firm, powdery tannins. Superbly balanced, a long-term wine of immense potential.” – Jeremy Oliver

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Clarendon Hills ‘Astralis’ Syrah 2003

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Weight0.75 kg
Jeremy Oliver


Wine Spectator


The Wine Advocate - Robert Parker Jr.



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