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Clarendon Hills `Bakers Gully` Shiraz 2007 (3x 750ml), McLaren Vale. Cork.

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Condition: Cellared

Buyers premium: 17.50%

Lot Number: 0018-2473900

Part of Sale: Best of France and Australian Wines

GST: Inclusive

Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Liquor licence LIQP770010049

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Closed: 23/07/2019 8.30 PM AEST


Clarendon, McLaren Vale: 10 kms N/E of McLaren Vale and 250 metres higher above sea level. We pick 2-3 weeks later than McLaren Vale and enjoy longer, milder, more consistent ripening conditions.

SA - McLaren Vale
South Australia

Expert Reviews

The 2007 Syrah Bakers Gully was aged in 60% new French oak. Deep purple-colored, it displays aromas of smoked meat, game, incense, and blueberry. Flavorful and easy-going on the palate, this is a Syrah for enjoying over the next 8-10 years.

In a sign of the times, pricing for Roman Bratasiuk’s Clarendon Hills portfolio has been reduced by close to 50% across the board. Suddenly, most of the wines offer an excellent price to quality relationship. As usual, the Clarendon Hills wines are unblended, 100% varietal, sourced from mostly old-vine, ungrafted, single vineyards, fermented naturally, and bottled without fining or filtration. Only seasoned oak is used for the Grenache bottlings, 100% new French oak for the Merlot and Cabernets, and 50-100% new French oak for the Syrahs depending upon the cuvee. There is a new addition to the portfolio, a Mourvedre sourced from 12 year old vines and aged in 2 year old French oak. The year 2007 was more difficult than the three that preceded it, marked by a 45-50% reduction in crop levels and elevated tannin from the resulting thick skins. As Bratasiuk notes, “Tight, drying tannin is the hallmark of the vintage.” Nevertheless, this is an impressive collection from one of Australia’s icon wineries. Rating 92 - Drink: 2009 - 2019 Jay Miller, Wine Advocate (DEC/2009)

SA - McLaren Vale
Grape Style
Shiraz / Syrah
Closure Type
Cork closure

Winery Profile

Clarendon Hills is a small family run winery based in Clarendon, South Australia. The company, founded by biochemist Roman Bratasiuk in 1990. The story of Clarendon Hills is one of passion, dedication and commitment to exceptional wine. It all began when the biochemist and wine lover decided to produce his own wine. Though he’d never trained as a winemaker, Roman let himself be guided by his refined palette and scientific knowledge. Following his favourite producers and preferred styles, Roman sought to make a version of the wines he loved.

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Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
D.P - Springfield SA23/07/2019 8.15.33 PM AESTAU $149 11
J.B - Florey ACT23/07/2019 8.10.15 PM AESTAU $109 10
J.S - Highton VIC23/07/2019 5.20.20 PM AESTAU $99 10
R.F - Buderim QLD22/07/2019 9.18.39 PM AESTAU $89 10
M.H - Norwood SA21/07/2019 11.22.17 PM AESTAU $84 10
H.D - Keilor VIC19/07/2019 7.01.06 PM AESTAU $79 10
C.O - Parkville VIC17/07/2019 6.05.55 PM AESTAU $74 10
Y.Z - maroubra NSW18/07/2019 3.32.21 PM AESTAU $54 10
S.H - Kellyville NSW16/07/2019 11.23.45 PM AESTAU $9 10
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