Penfolds Bin 95 Grange Shiraz 2012 Gift Boxed
"Soft and fleshy, smooth and supple, already showing a glimpse of the excitement and fascination that will follow in its maturity. The finish is all harmony, despite the flood of tannin: soft, savoury, powdery tannin... The wine's balance and seamlessness are impressive." 98+ points, Huon Hooke
Deep in colour, there are intense panforte, dark chocolate and blackberry aromas rising from the top of the glass. The earthiness of this Shiraz is completely balanced, possessing lovely enery and structure
How to enjoy
More Information Food Pairing Beef Florentina Serving Temp 15 - 18 degrees Standard Drinks 8.6 Alcohol Volume % 14.5 Variety Shiraz Region South Australia Vintage 2012 Country Australia Closure Cork Size 750ml Brand Penfolds
- "Dense, expansive, rich and voluminous. All in perfect symmetry." 100 points, Andrew Caillard MW
- Excellent drinking now or can be cellared for decades to come
- Penfolds Grange needs no introduction but the extraordinary 2012 vintage is described by James Halliday as ."..destined to be one of the greatest Granges... and will become more magical with each passing decade."
Andrew Caillard, MW
Vintage 2012 - Deep colour. Intense paneforte, dark chocolate, dark blackberry aromas with lifted roasted chestnut, mocha, English-toffee aromas and notes of sweet tobacco, dried roses, shellac and frankincense. Superbly concentrated wine with wonderful presence, structure and density. Plush in scale yet possessing lovely energy and structure...Dense, expansive, rich and voluminous. All in perfect symmetry. A transcendent and powerfully expressive Grange harking back to Max Schuberts original blueprint. Its aromatic complexity, generosity and suppleness is reminiscent of the early 1960s. This has to be in the pantheon of all-time great vintages. Unbelievably good to drink now; a great indication of its lasting quality (but suggest you dont!). Leave it for a minimum of ten years, if you can. 2026-2080.
James Halliday, winecompanion.com.au
Vintage 2012 - Bottle no. AV697. This vintage was destined to be one of the greatest Granges. In the flesh it is majestically complex, superbly focused and intense, and wondrously balanced. It has every black fruit flavour known to man or woman, and will become more magical with each passing decade. Oh for a screwcap.