2003 Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz
Penfolds Bin 128 is one of the most distinctive reds in the Penfolds stable. Firstly, as a Coonawarra Shiraz, it is one of the few Penfolds reds that isnt a multi regional blend. It is also one of only two Penfolds reds, Clare Estate being the other, to be matured solely in French oak - all other Penfolds reds make use of some American oak in the maturation process. This has not always been the case. Up till the late 70s Bin 128 was also matured in American oak. However, over time, the rich, swee...
International Wine CellarDark red. High-pitched and bright on the nose, with scents of raspberry, strawberry preserves, star anise, cigar box and mocha. A firmly constructed midweight, with strong earth- and herb-laced red berry flavors and a note of espresso. The firmly tannic finish features a lingering red berry quality.
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