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Penfolds `Bin 389` Cabernet Shiraz 2006 (2x 750ml), SA.

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Lot Number: 0039-2476842

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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Created by the legendary Max Schubert - creator of Penfolds Grange - Bin 389 is often referred to as 'Poor Man's Grange' or 'Baby Grange', in part because components of the wine are matured in the same barrels that held the previous vintage of Grange.

First made in 1960, this was the wine that helped to build Penfolds solid reputation with red wine drinkers. Combining the structure of Cabernet with the richness of Shiraz, Bin 389 also exemplifies Penfolds skill in balancing fruit and oak. A classic Australian style with a clear Penfolds identity.

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

Expert Reviews

Great colour, and as befits the vintage, is an intense and complex wine of great breed; it has many layers of blackberry, blackcurrant, licorice, earth and chocolate, the powerful tannins in balance, the oak likewise. - James Halliday

Winery Tasting Notes

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Colour

Bright, deep-red, with an impenetrable core.

Nose

A complex amalgam of fresh mulberry/blueberry/ blackberry fruits laced with soy & malt, and slices of fresh fig & dates. A later residual whiff of panjuices, rosemary & sage. Ripe, yet not overripe with stylish oak!

Palate

Textbook structure: tannin, acidity, balance. Upfront, Cabernet & Shiraz fruits intertwine for collective attention, a sweet middle meshed with tea-leaf/olive tapenade flavours. Rounded, ripe and lush tannins and integrated spicy oak usher a finish bereft of any rough edges. Focussed, polished, brooding, inky. No doubt its best lies

ahead. "Floats out of the glass - Cabernet/Shiraz as one, with Grange aromatics & persistence.

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

  • 2006 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
M.C - Coburg VIC10/12/2019 6.11.31 PM AEDTAU $159 11
W.A - MERIMBULA NSW10/12/2019 7.21.19 AM AEDTAU $154 10
B.C - Fairfield East NSW10/12/2019 12.04.30 PM AEDTAU $134 10
S.M - MOOROOLBARK VIC09/12/2019 9.07.56 PM AEDTAU $124 10
D.C - Sunbury VIC07/12/2019 6.55.09 PM AEDTAU $119 10
k.k - castle hill NSW06/12/2019 1.30.47 PM AEDTAU $114 10
M.L - Templestowe VIC05/12/2019 10.10.37 AM AEDTAU $99 10
D.S - Novar gardens SA05/12/2019 4.50.53 PM AEDTAU $89 10
J.G - WAKOOL NSW05/12/2019 4.25.36 PM AEDTAU $79 10
M.S - kellyville NSW05/12/2019 11.15.34 AM AEDTAU $59 10
E.T - NEWPORT NSW04/12/2019 11.01.39 PM AEDTAU $39 10
C.E - northgate QLD04/12/2019 7.34.13 PM AEDTAU $34 10
B.W - Sydney NSW04/12/2019 1.45.09 PM AEDTAU $29 10
J.S - Tecoma VIC04/12/2019 4.44.36 PM AEDTAU $24 10
P.F - Wellington Point QLD04/12/2019 7.41.14 AM AEDTAU $14 10
G.S - Norwood SA03/12/2019 10.11.32 PM AEDTAU $9 10
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