Clarendon Hills 2004 Astralis

    Tasting notes: Shows lovely oak notes and concentrated berry flavors with loads of finesse and amazing finish. Worth knowing: The blockbusters that come from Roman Bratasiuk’s Clarendon Hills winery, founded in 1989, have a reputation as massively styled, but lately he has been toning down his style a bit in the interest of achieving the “iron-fist-in-a-velvet-glove” ideal. [sense?]

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