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Penfolds `Bin 389` Cabernet Shiraz 2005 (2x 750ml)

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Lot Number: 0038-2476842

Part of Sale: Iconic Australian Brands Feat. Penfolds Classics

 
  • Condition: Cellared
  • Buyers premium 17.50%
  • GST: Inclusive
    (GST Not Applicable on Item, See below note)
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Vintage Conditions

The 2005 vintage was of consistent high quality across all regions. Favourable seasonal conditions - particularly mild temperatures, with few sustained hot periods, and moderate and generally well timed rainfall - resulted in good quality and steady ripening of fruit, with full varietal characters being developed.

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Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

Super luscious, voluptuous black fruits, with an underlay of red; rippling velvety tannins; almost too much sweet fruit, but likely it's just puppy fat waiting to be shed. - James Halliday

The 2005 Bin 389 Cabernet Sauvignon (52%)-Shiraz (48%) is crimson-colored with aromas of smoke, tobacco, mineral, black currant, and blackberry. Elegantly styled, it offers racy black fruit flavors, hints of licorice and chocolate, and a lengthy, pure finish. It will profit from 3-4 years of cellaring and will drink well from 2011 to 2020. - 91 Points, The Wine Advocate

Winery Tasting Notes

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Colour

Dense, dark red.

Nose

At once elevated, the nose is separated from the others in the Penfolds Bin family by the overt high notes of its barrel fermentation contribution. This is archetypal Bin 389 with notes of Maraschino marinated dark berries mixed with dark chocolate, bayleaf, black (Kalamata) olives and roasting pan juices. Oak and charcuterie elements effortlessly fill any aromatic gaps.

Palate

The 2005 Bin 389 is complete, full and multidimensional from start to finish, its weight coupled with (understated) power, depth and length. Ripe fig, blueberry and dark plum fruit flavours synergise to create an inky/dense palate with no rough edges. The oak, and plush tannins are at one with the wine, elliciting no one dominant feature and a seamless palate. Stylistically a classic and complex Bin 389 - a proud flag bearer of this traditional Australian style.

Medals & Trophies

Gold

Halliday Wine Companion

Winery Profile

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Australia's winemaking history of less than two hundred years is brief by European measures though, like Europe, punctuated by periods of extreme success and difficult times. From the earliest winemaking days Penfolds has figured prominently and few would argue the importance of Penfolds' influence on Australia's winemaking psyche.

Without the influence of Penfolds the modern Australian wine industry would look very different indeed. Sitting comfortably outside of fad and fashion, Penfolds has taken Australian wine to the world on a grand stage and forged a reputation for quality that is without peer.

Penfolds' reputation for making wines of provenance and cellaring potential might suggest a mantle of tradition and formality is the preferred attire of a company with so much history to defend. But to label Penfolds as simply an established and conventional winemaker, would be to confuse tradition with consideration and to overlook the innovative spirit that has driven Penfolds since its foundation, and continues to find expression in modern times.

If there is anything traditional about Penfolds, it is the practice of constantly reviewing the wines it already does well, and continuously evolving and refining styles as vineyards mature and access to ever older and more varied vineyard sites improves.

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Other Information

  • 2005 vintage
  • 2 x 750mL units
  • SA - Other South Australian, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 14.5% alc.
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Warranty Details

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Customer Reviews

Bidding History

Bidding Details Bid Time Bid Price Bid Qty Win Qty
J.P - Mosman NSW04/12/2019 6.24.34 PM AEDTAU $154 11
W.A - MERIMBULA NSW10/12/2019 7.20.54 AM AEDTAU $154 10
J.T - Belmont North NSW08/12/2019 3.44.37 PM AEDTAU $119 10
M.L - Templestowe VIC05/12/2019 10.12.33 AM AEDTAU $99 10
J.S - Tecoma VIC04/12/2019 4.46.01 PM AEDTAU $79 10
M.H - Norwood SA04/12/2019 8.56.13 AM AEDTAU $74 10
P.F - Wellington Point QLD04/12/2019 7.40.31 AM AEDTAU $14 10
J.W - Frankston South VIC04/12/2019 4.04.49 AM AEDTAU $9 10
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