Penfolds Grange Bin 95 2018, Australia
Dry red wine, 75cl. Full bodied 97% Shiraz, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon from South Australia. 14.5% ABV.
The most powerful expression of Penfolds multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia's most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia. Crafted utilising fully-ripe, intensely-flavoured and structured shiraz grapes, the result is a unique Australian style that is now recognised as one of the most consistent of the world's great wines. With an unbroken line of vintages from the experimental 1951, Grange clearly demonstrates the synergy between shiraz and the soils and climates of South Australia.
Producer Profile: Penfolds
Since 1844, Penfolds has played a pivotal role in the evolution of winemaking with a history and heritage that profoundly reflects Australia’s journey to the modern era. Penfolds collection of wines were established in a spirit of innovation and the constant and endless pursuit of quality, evidenced by the secret bottling of Grange in 1951 and the unbroken line of vintages of what is now considered Australia’s most iconic red wine. It is this spirit of innovation that drives the brand’s curiosity and determination to always push beyond boundaries, unrestricted by region or vineyard. Today, the Penfolds Collection continues to display the brand’s distinctive and consistently recognisable ‘House Style’; the ultimate expression of Penfolds time-honoured tradition of sourcing the best fruit from some of the most highly regarded winemaking regions in the world, including Napa and Bordeaux, alongside many of the most-acclaimed regions within Australia.