Country: Australia Region: South Australia
Varietal:Shiraz 95% cabernet Sauvignon 5%
Vintage:2009 Colour:Red Style:Dry
Australia's iconic flagship wine as listed by John Wilson November 2009 . "A wine of controlled power & depth, filled with plums, dark fruits & spicy new oak. There is huge concentration and amazing length. The Latour of Australia"
Ageing Potential:15 + Years
Penfolds Grange was first made in 1951 by Max Schubert as an experiment using techniques he learned in Bordeaux It is made predominantly from the Shiraz grape and a small percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon. It is widely considered Australia's "first growth" and its most collectable wine. A whole cornucopia of blackberries, damsons, plums , coffee & pepper on the palate. Intense, complex wine with a firm structure and plenty of oomph.
Food Matches:Beef / Game / Cheese / Risottos