(From 2002 Vintage) Penfolds Bin 28 is a showcase for warm-climate Australian Shiraz - ripe, robust and generously flavoured. First made in 1962, Bin 28 is named after the famous Barossa Valley Kalimna vineyard purchased by Penfolds in 1945 and from which the wine was originally sourced. Today, Bin 28 is a multi-region, multi-vineyard blend, with the Barossa Valley always well represented, providing 45% of the fruit for this vintage. The nose is intense and lifted, an amalgam of dark cherries and blueberry fruits ...
Probably shouldn't have waited until 2012 to drink this wine, but it held up pretty well. A little more "earthy" than it may have been if opened sooner.
rating is an error that happened before drinking - correct after drinking
Spicy, peppery- my favourite! One of our inaugural wines.
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