Clarendon Hills Hickenbotham Vineyard Syrah 2003
"Red Wine Syrah/Shiraz by Clarendon Hills from McLaren Vale, Australia. The 2003 Syrah Hickinbotham Vineyard is a prodigious effort. With fabulous notes of melted licorice, smoke, asphalt, creme de cassis, and roasted jus de viande, this full-bodied, dense yet remarkably elegant, well-balanced Syrah should hit its peak... "
Clarendon Hills is a small family run winery based in Clarendon, South Australia. With a philosophy to convey variety expression at an ultimate level, hand performance of every task ensures each step of the process is exacting to specification. Making wine in an old-school, low technology fashion - each decision bases the sight, smell, taste and interpretation as its mechanics.