Koonunga Hill Shiraz - Cabernet
About this winery
The success of Penfolds has been driven by the generations of visionaries and innovators. From the beginning in 1844 to today, the merging of science, art and innovation has driven Penfolds to become one of Australia’s most famed and respected winemakers. After the success of early sherries and fortified wines, founders Dr Christopher and Mary Penfold planted their vine cuttings they had carried on their voyage over to Australia. In 1844 the fledging vineyard was officially established as the...
Koonunga Hill Shiraz is a multi-regional blend of Shiraz from across South Australia’s premium wine growing regions. Vineyard regions: Padthaway, Barossa Valley, Langhorne Creek, Coonawarra, Wrattonbully
Maturation: 10 months American & French seasoned oak
Nose: A fruity and appealing nose with giveaway Penfolds markers –wafts of white chocolate above a base of meaty pan scrapings. Appealing Christmas cake spices (cinnamon & nutmeg) laced with juniper and dark red cherry fruits. Palate: A medium-bodied release with the spicy and vibrant notes expected of this variety and wine. An even, balanced structure, with a cranberry bite/attaque affording a crisp and defined finish.