Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz 2005
Syrah/Shiraz from Coonawarra , Limestone Coast , Australia
Launched in 1962, Penfolds Bin 128 is a regional wine
that reflects the unique climate and growing conditions
of South Australia's Coonawarra district and the relatively
elegant style of cool-climate Shiraz. From the 1980 vintage,
French oak replaced American, highlighting the pepper,
spice and floral characteristics that define this style. Since the
mid-1980s, greater attention has been paid to fruit ripeness,
resulting in a wine that is fuller in style and structure.
Color: A glistening red-purple
Nose: The nose is youthful and exuberant with... View More
Penfolds has been producing remarkable wines since 1844 and indisputably led the development of Australian fine wine in the modern era. The introduction of Penfolds Grange in 1951 forever changed the landscape of Australian fine wine. Since then a series of stand-out wines both white and red have been released under the Penfolds masthead.
Peter Gago, Penfolds Chief Winemaker and only the 4th custodian of Grange, relishes the opportunity to bring Penfolds to the world stage... View More