Penfolds `Bin 389` Cabernet Shiraz 2017 Gift Box (6 x 750mL) SA

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$509.94 per pack
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Vintage Conditions

Growing regions across South Australia experienced a cool and wet winter and spring, conditions which provided the vines with good soil moisture profiles. Several longstanding rainfall records across South Australia were broken. Spring was typically windy, which caused some challenges with fruit set, however it warded off any danger from frost. The prevailing cool conditions extended the growing season with flowering and veraison occurring later than the long-term average.

Select regions took two weeks longer than usual from the advent of budburst to flowering. No heatwaves were recorded, with only a handful of days recording temperatures above 40 degrees. Warmer weather in March was welcomed, allowing grapes to finish ripening with great colours and varietal character.

Region:
AUS - Multi-regional
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

97 Points - James Halliday

97 Points - Tony Love

96 Points - Andrew Caillard MW

94 Points - Campbell Mattinson

94 Points - Angus Hughson

94 Points - Nick Stock, jamessuckling.com

Winery Tasting Notes

Color

Deep red

Nose

Much more than a first-wave impression of blackcurrant/cassis cabernet-driven aromatics...

• A second of chive, mustard spice, beeswax, lemon/honey tea and thyme flowers.

• A third of cherry-wood, sarsaparilla, aniseed.

• A fourth of wet cold steel and a wet peppercorn tree.

... all four unlocked, unravelled and liberated via time and air.

Palate

Full and rich. A custom-fitted generous mid-palate – mandated for this marque. Flavours of a platter of charcuterie meats, pastrami dominating.

Also vying for taste and textural attention – pomegranate, cranberry, Madagascan vanilla pod, liquorice straps.

This wine’s youthful profile tempered by softened and even tannins – from start to finish. And the judicious use of new oak.

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

  • 2017 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • AUS - Multi-regional, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 14.5% alc.
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