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Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2017

Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz

2017
Australia (Australia)

A popular member of the Bin series, it was first produced in 1959 and owes its name to the Kalimna v...

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£30.77

£27.68

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2017

Type

Wine Red Crianza

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

14.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2017

Review

A popular member of the Bin series, it was first produced in 1959 and owes its name to the Kalimna vineyard in the Barossa Valley, acquired in 1945. The first vintages were made from grapes grown in this single vineyard, but during the 1970s it became a South Australian regional blend. Quality fruit is sourced from excellent vineyards in different areas, with the Barossa Valley still contributing a large proportion. The varietal's distinctive regional features are allowed to integrate in typical Penfolds style.

Dark, with an almost impenetrable depth of colour, this wine reveals intense fruit aromas and spicy hints on a complex nose. It is dense and full-bodied, with good texture and plenty of layers on the palate.

Aged for 12 months in American oak barrels.

Recommendations

  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 16ºC and 18ºC

Penfolds

Penfolds

Penfolds is an undeniable reference point in the wine world and a true flagship in Australia, where it has been one of the main driving forces behind the growing good reputation of the country's wines. Englishman Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfold and his wife Mary bought the Mackgill Estate in 1844, soon after arriving in Australia. The 500 acres of Grenache were used to start making fortified wines which would be prescribed as a remedy for combating anaemia. In 1870, the co...