The Phoenix name recognizes the first winemaking company purchased by Douglas Austral
Tolley in 1888. This company began in 1858 as "The Phoenix Winemaking and Distilling
Company" in Stepney, South Australia.
The 2006 Phoenix Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits rich,
dark fruit characters with complex spice- typical of the 2006 Coonawarra vintage. Aromas of
blackberry, cassis, and cedar oak carry through to the balanced palate. Fine, grainy tannins
offer understated support to the velvety texture and finish.
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