Clarendon Hills Astralis Syrah 1.5L 2008

RP 99

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Region: Australia | Southern Australia | McLaren Vale
Bottle Size: 1500ml
Grape: Syrah

Tasting Notes

Picked before the heat and weighing in at a reasonable 14.5% alcohol, the 2008 Astralis Syrah (tasted from magnum) is singing. Showing no bricking at the rim, scents of cracked pepper, mint, bay leaf, thyme, lavender and blueberries pour out of the glass, adding meaty notes and hints of espresso and black olive with air. Full-bodied, creamy-textured and supple on the long finish, this wine shouldn't be missed. If you've got one, open it and see for yourself. Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

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