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1987 Penfolds Bin 95 Grange

RRP:$500.00
1 x 750ml Bottles
Cracka Review
The 3rd Grange to be made by John Duval, this is a lighter style that is ready to drink now and in the peak of it's life. Lots of pleasure to be had in this mature wine.
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Winemaker's Note
No other red wine in Australia can rival the reputation, consistent quality or proven development pattern of Penfolds Grange. The pinnacle of the Penfolds red wine range, Grange is a rich, opulent, full-bodied Shiraz, destined for a long cellar life. The winemaking process involves great attention to detail; from selecting the best possible grapes sourced from low-yielding, old Shiraz vines through to fermentation and fastidious oak maturation. The unique and distinctive Grange style is based on ripe Shiraz fruit and stylish American oak in fine harmony.

Appearance: Dense brick red in colour.

Nose: Typical of Grange showing strong rich, berry fruit and minty characters with smoky oak overtones.

Palate: Full, firm, rich palate with excellent concentration of sweet plum and cherry-like fruit, vanillin oak flavours and soft, mouthfilling tannins.


Reviews and Accolades


"Medium crimson. Intense menthol/dark chocolate/mocha/meaty aromas. Sweet, fleshy mocha/dark chocolate/minty flavours, underlying malty new oak and sinewy/sappy tannins. Finishes very firm and dry. 90% shiraz, 10% cabernet sauvignon. Kalimna Vineyard (Barossa Valley), Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale blend. A cool vintage marked by October hailstorms and variable yields."
Andrew Caillard - The Rewards of Patience VI

Please note: **Like all our wines over 5 years of age, this bottle is sold as is. No returns or refunds accepted.**
Wine Facts
Type Red
Variety Shiraz
Vintage 1987
Winery Penfolds
Region Barossa Valley
Cases Produced Over 1,500,000
Website www.penfolds.com.au
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