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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2016 PENFOLDS Bin 128 Shiraz - Nick Stock, JamesSuckling.com, November 29, 2018
“A warmer vintage, but this still delivers the peppery, savory character spectrum, in the roasting-herb and pastry zone, backed by red plums and raspberry compote. The palate is as fresh and appealing as it should be, offering raspberry and red-licorice flavors, set amid light, fine tannins that carry deceptive length and strength. Cellar-worthy elegance. Try from 2026 and for at least two decades after that.”
Bin 128 comprises fruit sourced from the unique terra rossa soils of Coonawarra, a region that exemplifies the perfume, transparency and seductive nature of cool-climate red table wines.