Kalimna Bin 28 Shiraz has a dense core and purple rim. On the nose, red fruits, and only a skerrick of detectable oak. At first, wafts of a "deconstructed" sweet mince tart, dates and prunes. Later, higher notes of brulee/bread and butter pudding, cinnamon. Throughout there is a staggered scented release of musk, bay-leaf and tobacco. Quite the aromatic chromatogram! On the palate, raspberry and black fruits are abound. Chocolate, black licorice, and surprisingly nuances... View More
Australian Wine Companion
Full purple-crimson; rich, textured and full-bodied, with plum, blackberry and vanilla threaded throughout the multilayered palate, with its hallmark soft tannins.
Crisp and focused, this jazzy wine displays layers of cherry, raspberry, rose petal and dried tomato flavors, lingering on the refined finish. Shows presence and elegance. Drink now through 2019.
Opaque ruby. Oak-spiced aromas of cherry and cassis, with smoke and licorice accents gaining strength with air. Offers intense dark fruit flavors and shows a gently chewy quality, picking up a dark chocolate nuance in the glass. Dusty tannins add grip to a long, smoky and appealingly sweet finish. This wine drinks nicely now but also has a solid track record for aging; I suspect that this will reach its peak in about ten more years and hold that level for some time.
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