Penfolds

Penfolds

Bin 704 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

Dark ruby in color with a reddish rim.

Full bodied with medium acidity and long legs.

Dry and fruity on the palate with nice complexity.

Showing black currants, cooked plums, cherries, cedar, vanilla, chocolates, tobacco, herbs, spices, light earth and peppercorn.

Medium on the finish with soft tannins and tangy raspberries.

This young Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley, is easy drinking and good right out of the bottle. Much better after a couple of hours in the decanter, though.

Smooth and elegant with a nice mouthfeel. A very nice sipping wine.

Robert Parker 94 points.

Will continue to age nicely in the next 5 to 8 years.

Good by itself or with food, like BBQ Meats. I paired it with a charcuterie board.

Aged in French oak barrels (40% new).

14.5% alcohol by volume.

92 points.

$70.
— 4 days ago

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Penfolds

Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon

Wonderfully aged — 20 hours ago

Penfolds

Bin 149 Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Cool story with the blend from Aussie + Napa. But it’s also super good. — 4 months ago

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Quilceda Creek

Washington Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

Wine Advocate BYOB Napa dinner...must be a Robert Parker +93 point wine....I brought the Quilceda Creek 99 point magnum and a Marcassin 2012....97 pt pinot. Wines I had at dinner:

2012 screaming eagle
2014 penfolds grange
2012 bevan wildfoote vineyard vixen block
2010 domaine de la Janasse chatauneuf du pape in magnum
2007 corton charlemagne grand cru magnum
2010 modus operandi collection..aged in some of the rarest French oak per owner who sat next to me.
2008 kapcsandy family cab
2005 Qupe bien nacido X block syrah in magnum
2001 quilceda creek cab..another aficionado was pouring the 01!!
More to come as my brain cells recover...
— 3 years ago

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Bin 311 Tumbarumba Chardonnay 2018

This is probably the value for money Chardonnay in the Penfolds selection. The 2022 Annual release of Penfolds happened earlier this week including the 100 point 2018 Grange. This wine showed the oak still has some integrating to do. Stone fruit and minerality. Barrel ferment characters, cashew, a slightly creamy texture. Good palate intensity M plus. First of 6. From the classic cool climate regions in Australia for Chardonnay of Tumbarumba, Adelaide Hills and Tasmania. — 8 days ago

Shay, Casey and 16 others liked this
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Thanks, all credible reviewers.
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Funny thing - Ken Gargett came to my place for a tasting once with an exceptional wine (which was given to him gratis to taste). A tough life but somebody has to do it.

Penfolds

Grange South Australia Shiraz 2004

Wonderful weight and meatiness. Needed plenty of time to unwind but such a nice ride once it did. Subtle spice with rich cab notes. Decanted and consumed over two nights. Was just as good if not better Day 2. — 2 months ago

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Bin 389 South Australia Cabernet Shiraz 2018

Referred to as the “Baby Grange,” blend of 57/43 Cab Sauv & Shiraz, aged for 12 months in American oak, partly in previous-vintage Grange casks. Dark Ruby with aromas of ripe black fruits, sweet and complex spice. On the palate juicy black cherry and blackberry flavors with notes of cacao and toasty spices. Well balanced with acidity, full ripe tannins, long ending with smoky spice, fruit well integrated with oak, drink over next 10 years+, will only get better. Tasted twice! Nice! — 7 months ago

Juan, Paul and 6 others liked this

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Bin 28 Kalimna South Australia Shiraz 2018

A bit tight upfront but definitely opened up as time went on. Concentrated dark blue fruit encapsulated by warm vanilla oak. Plenty of acidity and backbone to be tried again in maybe five plus years. — 3 days ago

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Bin 2 South Australia Shiraz Mataro 2019

Craig really enjoyed this; surprisingly smooth for a Shiraz with full flavor and an easy finish — 14 days ago

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Max's South Australia Shiraz Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

Celebrated Cinco de Mayo with friends. Great wine for a sangria — 3 months ago

Eric, Ericsson and 20 others liked this
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🪅 Nice Fiesta!🌮
GV

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That looks very nice indeed.
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Thanks!