BIN 407 Cabernet Sauvignon
$99.00* Suggested retail price
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...
Bountiful red cabernet fruits complexed by cut tobacco (pouch) and darkened spices. Seamless, with a tightness/tension between acidity and tannins. These tannins are ripe and friendly – currently perceived as fruit, not oak tannins. Oak – quite possibly partially contributing to the sweetness apparent on palate? Flavour and length. Lingers.
Multi-regional blend, South Australia. From Coonawarra, McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley, Wrattonbully and Padthaway.
12 months in French oak hogsheads (25% new) and American oak hogsheads (10% new, 18% 1-y.o., 36% 2-y.o, 11% 3-y.o.)