Posts Tagged Penfold’s

2010 Penfolds ‘Koonunga Hill’ Shiraz-Cabernet, South Australia

Nearly opaque crimson/purple color. Lots of mint/eucalyptus in the nose identifies this as an Australian red. That impression is followed by ample sweet blackberry and boysenberry fruit, then olive tapenade from the Cabernet in the blend. The... Read more

2011 Penfolds ‘Koonunga Hill’ Chardonnay, South Australia

Light straw color. Pretty scents of lime and stone fruit waft from the glass. The wine is medium-bodied, showing a nice interplay of sweet and tart fruit in the mouth. It picks up some creaminess from mid-palate on. A solid white suited to simple... Read more

1997 Penfold’s Grange Hermitage, Shiraz, Australia

1997 is widely thought of as a bad year in Australia. Well, you would never guess that from this bottling. More forward than any other Grange bottlings we have had this young, it oozes eucalyptus/mint, blueberry and boysenberry syrup, black... Read more