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2004 Clarendon Hills Grenache Old Vines Hickinbotham
- South Australia
Community Tasting Notes 23
andrewdodd86 Likes this wine: (93 points)
April 24, 2015 - old note. ripe, fleshy, fruity, little tannin. round, palate filling. did like
Nicholas81 Likes this wine: (93 points)
November 4, 2013 - Beautiful wine. Needed decanting at least an hour before consumption. Very long legs. Lots of raspberry, cassis and blackberry flavours both in the nose and palate. Almost syrup like levels. Very silky texture and a finish that lasts around half a minute. Consumed on it's own.
Kraigers1 wrote: (93 points)
October 15, 2012 - Seriously good wine. Drinking very nicely now. Let it breathe and the rewards will come. Big blackberry fruit and a ton of raspberry too. Just delicious as to be expected from Clarendon Hills.
Chateaunole-du-Pape wrote: (92 points)
December 10, 2011 - Still excellent, consistent with previous tasting note. Lots of extracted fruit. New world style for sure, which is not my everyday preference, but I do enjoy that type on occasion and regret that this was my last bottle of this excellent offering.
Kraigers1 wrote: (92 points)
October 1, 2011 - Needs 1.5 hours for this wine to shine; out of the bottle very alcoholic but it totally settles down. Pleasant and ripe, drinking nicely but can still evolve with another year or two. Blueberries, blackberries to me. A hint of smokiness on the finish. Good stuff.
Pro Reviews 1
By Josh Raynolds
July/August 2006, IWC Issue #127 (link)
(Clarendon Hills Grenache Hickinbotham Clarendon) Subscribe to see review text.
- Vintage 2004
- Type Red
- Producer Clarendon Hills
- Varietal Grenache
- Designation Old Vines
- Vineyard Hickinbotham
- Country Australia
- Region South Australia
- SubRegion Fleurieu
- Appellation Clarendon
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 58 (32%)
- Consumed 124 (68%)