Bin 128 BottleBin 128 Label

Bin 128

The colour is a deep dark purple. On the nose, the wine displays an initial rush of green tobacco, parsley & bouquet garni with a waft of red licorice. Fresh fruits abound - mulberry, the most obvious. Upon a swirl, cedar, spice and a flirt of toasted marshmallow. With air, the generosity and sweetness of fruit is shyly revealed. On the palate, notes of rhubarb and berried fruits to the fore and at the other end - a kick off the back-palate of crushed black pepper. Not forgetting the mid-palate - wonderfully integrated oak & spice and a 360-degree propulsion of graphite-like tannins. Cola and black olive flavours descend with an exuberant swirl - reflective of this wine's youth. Pair with lamb seasoned with Moroccan herbs and spices.

 Producer Penfolds
 Region Coonawarra
 Country Australia
 Varietals Syrah (Shiraz)
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2008

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Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia Nuriootpa, South Australia, Australia

Australia's winemaking history of less than two hundred years is brief by European measures, though, like Europe, punctuated by periods of extreme success and difficult times. From the earliest winemaking days Penfolds has figured prominently and few would argue the importance of Penfolds influence on...

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