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69 Ratings
Penfolds Shiraz St Henri

Wine Details

Vineyard

Penfolds

Varietal

Shiraz

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Wine Description

"This Shiraz is aged in enormous old oak vats and, as such, doesn’t offer up the toasty, caramelly flavors that we often associate with Oz Shiraz. Instead, the fruit speaks for itself - the palate is showing mostly black plum and black cherry, with chewy tannins and a little earthiness on the finish. It's an excellent, solid wine, best drink now through 2008."-Wine Enthusiast Dense red with purple hues near rim. Lively, rich and concentrated berry characters leap from the glass - raspberry and b...

Expert Reviews
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  • International Wine Cellar
    Red-ruby. Liqueur-like aromas of black raspberry, sassafras, mocha and woodsmoke. Dense and spicy, with red- and blackcurrant flavors complemented by a note of woodsmoke. Offers good breadth and sweetness but also shows a slight herbal dryness. Finishes with fairly sweet tannins and good length, though.
  • Wine Spectator
    Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 09/30/04