2005 Penfolds Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 707 Barossa Valley
Color: Impenetrable black with a concession of purple at the rim. Nose: Saturated dark fruit flavors of blackberry/ mulberry fuse with notes of dark chocolate, Ribena and licorice. The "chocolate" spike unfolds with air, revealing cocoa bean and cherry liqueur components. The overt, aromatic contribution from the legendary, ancient Kalimna Block 42 vineyard offers soul, purity and character. The 100% new oak contribution is of academic interest only - it is completely absorbed. Palate: The pa...
International Wine CellarInky ruby. Powerful blackberry and cassis aromas are complemented by sexy mocha and oak spices. Sweet and sappy, offering lush dark berry preserve flavors and fully absorbed tannins. A very seductive wine with a velvety texture and noteworthy finishing clarity and cling. I'd love to see this alongside some Napa cult wines.
CellarTracker Community Tasting NotesCommunity Tasting Notes (average 92.7 pts. and median of 92 pts. in 3 notes)