Penfolds Max's Shiraz-Cabernet 2021


Penfolds Max's Shiraz-Cabernet

Regulated designation
Table wine
South Australia
Cabernet Sauvignon 29 %
Shiraz 71 %
Alcohol percentage
Sugar content
2.8 g/l
Aging vessel type
12 months in French and American oak.
Producer's website

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...

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Production notes

Penfolds Max Shiraz Cabernet is a tribute to former head winemaker Max Schubert 1948-1975, a legend in Penfolds history. The Max collection allows for the Penfolds style to be accessible right from purchase.

Tasting notes

Incredibly smooth in texture with a rich and plush mouthfeel. Very alluring. Blackberry and plum fruits carry forward to the palate. Supportive oak helps frame the wine but remains integrated and balanced. Flavours of blue and blackberry compote flesh out the mid-palate, while fine tannins and fresh acidity provide balance and poise.