A warm spring lead to a perfect fruit set. Despite above average January temperatures and some ill-timed March rain in 2001, optimum ripeness was still achieved through a warm and mild dry April harvest period.
The color is bright crimson with hints of amber due to its oak maturation and specific handling techniques. The aroma is ripe and rich with fruit dominant and strong varietal character typical of the 2001 Coonawarra vintage. Distinct blackberry/ blackcurrant... View More
Established in 1988, by Kym Tolley, a direct descendant of the famous Penfold and Tolley winemaking families – the name Penley is an amalgam of the first three and last three letters from each title.
Tolley has over 25 years of winemaking experience, including being involved in the making of many vintages of the famous Penfolds Grange. The estate is located in the heart of Coonawarra, with the vines planted in the famed "terra... View More