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Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Wine Description

(From 2012 Vintage) Penfolds Bin 128 is a regional wine that reflects the unique climate and growing conditions of South Australia’s Coonawarra district and the relatively elegant style of cool-climate Shiraz. From the 1980 vintage, French oak replaced American, highlighting the pepper, spice and floral characteristics that define this style. Since this time, greater attention to fruit flavour ripeness has structurally resulted in a more complete and complex wine style.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2002 Vintage) A distinctly Barossa nose of dark chocolate, blueberry and a hint of liquorice.
Mouthfilling and expansive on the palate, the wine is bigger and richer than
the cues afforded by the nose, and undeniably assertive and defined. A
generously flavoured RWT with dark berried fruits and spice courted by
pronounced ripe tannins, culminating in an impressive lingering finish.
Layered, long and luscious with excellent ageing potential. Drink
2006-2020.


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    Drinking very well in 2010

    over 5 years
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  • Wine Advocate
    Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator