2005 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet-Shiraz
144 Ratings
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144 Ratings
2005 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet-Shiraz

Wine Description

(From 2008 Vintage) Bright, deep-red, with an impenetrable core. A complex amalgam of fresh mulberry/blueberry/ blackberry fruits laced with soy and malt, and slices of fresh fig and dates. A later residual whiff of pan- juices, rosemary and sage. Ripe.

Winemaker's Notes

Color: Dense, dark red.Nose: At once elevated, the nose is separated from theothers in the Penfolds Bin family by the overt highnotes of its barrel fermentation contribution. Thisis archetypal Bin 389 with notes of Maraschinomarinated dark berries mixed with darkchocolate, bayleaf, black (Kalamata) olives androasting pan juices. Oak and charcuterie elementseffortlessly fill any aromatic gaps.Palate: The 2005 Bin 389 is complete, full and multidimensionalfrom start to finish, its weigh...

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Color: Dense, dark red.Nose: At once elevated, the nose is separated from theothers in the Penfolds Bin family by the overt highnotes of its barrel fermentation contribution. Thisis archetypal Bin 389 with notes of Maraschinomarinated dark berries mixed with darkchocolate, bayleaf, black (Kalamata) olives androasting pan juices. Oak and charcuterie elementseffortlessly fill any aromatic gaps.Palate: The 2005 Bin 389 is complete, full and multidimensionalfrom start to finish, its weigh...

Expert Reviews
  • Ken's Wine Guide
    Penfolds has again done a Very Good job making this red blend. It is a very nice follow up to the terrific 2004 vintage. This dark ruby offering opens with a bouquet of dark berries and cherry vani...