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93 Ratings
Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Penfolds

Style

Red

Region

Australia

Wine Description

(From 2010 Vintage) Launched with the 1990 vintage in 1993, Bin 407 was developed in response to the increasing availability of high quality Cabernet Sauvignon fruit. Inspired by Bin 707, Bin 407 offers varietal definition and approachability, yet still with structure and depth of flavour. Textbook Cabernet Sauvignon, the varietally expressive Bin 407 highlights the rewards of Penfolds multi-region, multi-vineyard blending, with a core of ripe fruit supported by sensitive use of French and American oak.

Winemaker's Notes

Deep red with magenta hues. Expressive varietal lift - predominantly blackcurrant with a hint of tomato leaf. Wild raspberry and blackberry nuances become evident as the wine sits in the glass. A subtle background of spicy, smoky oak. Generous ripe berry fruits - like blackcurrant conserve - with a suggestion of praline. Pronounced, yet not aggressive, tannins. Finishes with a fruit sweetness and balanced oak/tannin firmness. Serving and Cellaring Suggestions: This wine will gain complexity and...

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 02/12/2013
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 1998 Vintage)
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 1998 Vintage)
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1998 Vintage)
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1998 Vintage)