Original
18 Ratings
Henschke Henry's Seven

Wine Details

Vineyard

Henschke

Style

Red

Wine Description

Grape Variety 70% shiraz, 25% grenache and 5% viognier grown in the Barossa. Wine Description Bright crimson in colour showing fragrant aromas of plum, blackberry, raspberry and anise with floral nectarine hints (from the viognier). The palate is nicely structured with the viognier adding a certain textural richness, finishing long with silky soft tannins. Cellaring Potential Exceptional vintage, optimum year 2006. Serving Ideas Seared duck breast with smoked eggplant. Technical Data Harvest date read more...Grape Variety 70% shiraz, 25% grenache and 5% viognier grown in the Barossa. Wine Description Bright crimson in colour showing fragrant aromas of plum, blackberry, raspberry and anise with floral nectarine hints (from the viognier). The palate is nicely structured with the viognier adding a certain textural richness, finishing long with silky soft tannins. Cellaring Potential Exceptional vintage, optimum year 2006. Serving Ideas Seared duck breast with smoked eggplant. Technical Data Harvest date: 12 March - 8 May Alcohol: 14.2 pH 3.43 Acid: 6.1 Screw Cap: A first for Henschke is the release of a percentage of this red wine under Stelvin screw cap to protect its purity from cork-influenced off characters. (hide)

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Spectator
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/15/05.
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 80.7/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06.
  • International Wine Cellar
    (2006 Vintage) Rating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar on Jul-04.