Penfolds Bin389 Cab/Shiraz 2007

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Bin 389 and other wines in the Penfolds Bin-range 'family' of red wines - 28, 128 and 707 - were the result of Max Schubert's constant experimentation during the 1950s and 1960s. Bin 389 combines the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon with the richness of Shiraz and demonstrates the traditional Penfolds' trademark - balance between fruit and oak, in a wine with rich varietal characters and medium to long-term cellaring potential. This wine is deep red, and with a nose of ripe red and blackcurrant, chocolaty, licquorice aromas with a strong element of mocha, malt oak. It has a flowing, supple palate with plenty of ripe, developing black fruit, chocolaty flavours, fresh new oak and savoury tannins. It finishes firm and gritty but there is plenty of fruit that follows through.

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  Tired of boring old wines from Australia? No? Then you can probably thank Penfolds Wines. Penfolds, founded in 1844 by Mary and Dr. Penfold (Mary gets top billing since she took care of most of the early management and winemaking responsibilities), has completely revolutionized not only its own product lines throughout the years, but also many wines in Australia as a whole. The wine ... Read more
  Tired of boring old wines from Australia? No? Then you can probably thank Penfolds Wines. Penfolds, founded in 1844 by Mary and Dr. Penfold (Mary gets top billing since she took care of most of the early management and winemaking responsibilities), has completely revolutionized not only its own product lines throughout the years, but also many wines in Australia as a whole. The wine produced by Penfolds was originally prescribed as tonic wines for anaemic patients, with the wine made from Grenache. By 1870, with 60 acres under vine, they were producing many more wines. In the 1920s and 1930s, Penfolds was known for its fortified wine, like many other wineries in the area. 1943 marked the start of a massive expansion for Penfolds Winery, with first the acquisition of Auldana Vineyard and its winery, and then the purchase of Kalimna Vineyard in 1945. By the end of the decade, they owned vineyards in McLaren Vale, Griffith, the Hunter Valley, and Minchinbury. Around the same time, winemaker Max Schubert returned from oversees with a completely new vision for the future of the winery. In the 50s, he started experimenting with the red wine he called Grange, which is a mix of primarily Shiraz and a little Cabernet Sauvignon, and by the 1960s the wine had spread across the Australian wine industry. Not wanting to stop with merely one of the most successful wine projects in the history of Australia, Penfolds Wines started the “White Grange” project in the 1990s, leading to the immensely popular and publicized release of the Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay. Peter Gago became their Chief Winemaker in 2002, and he, along with three winemakers in charge of red wine and one in charge of white, continue the tradition of experimentation and evolution. Read less

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Snooth User: BradJulliana
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3.00 5
02/25/2010

apparently, at here, there is a promotion where you can buy a vintec fridge for $120 when you buy a 6 pack of Bin 389 2007.


Snooth User: yeo mahder
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4.00 5
03/20/2010

Four glasses


External Reviews for Penfolds Bin389 Cab/Shiraz

External Review
Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
01/01/2010

Delightfully rich, fully ripe fruit onslaught and a lush, soft and supple smoothness in the finish. Fantastic winemaking!


External Review
Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
04/09/2011

Bin 389 Cabernet - Shiraz 2007 - Penfolds : Lieferbar ab Mai 2011!Bin 389 Cabernet - Shiraz 2007 - Rotwein von Penfolds 'Baby Grange' oder 'Poor Man's Grange' wird er liebevoll gennant. Und diese Namen treffen es auf den Punkt genau: dieser Rotwein hat ein unschlagbares Preis-Genussverhältnis.Das verlockende Bukett ist eine Komposition der kühlen Frucht des Cabernet Sauvignon und der warmen Shirazaromen. Die Nase erfreut er mit seiner Komplexität und Verspieltheit. Am Gaumen zeigt er sich gleich sehr voll und körperreich mit einer wunderbaren Harmonie aus Holz und Frucht, die von feinwürzigen Aromen von Anis, Mokka und Leder begleitet werden.Aus den verschiedenen Lagen der Regionen Barossa Valley, Padthaway, McLaren Vale, Langhorne Creek and Bordertown stammen die Trauben für den Bin 389 Cabernet / Shiraz 2007 von Penfolds. Der Cabernet gedeiht in "cool-climate" und der Shiraz in "warm-climate" Regionen. Die Fassreife dauert 13 Monate in den Fässern, in denen bereits der legendäre Grange gereift ist.Weingut: PenfoldsLand: AustralienRegion: Barossa ValleyRebsorte: 54% Cabernet Sauvignon, 46% ShirazInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 6,6 g/lRestsüße: trockenFassreife: in Barriques gereift (12 Monate)Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 16-18 °CLagerfähigkeit: 10-15 Jahre ab Jahrgang Barossa Valley



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Bin 389 and other wines in the Penfolds Bin-range 'family' of red wines - 28, 128 and 707 - were the result of Max Schubert's constant experimentation during the 1950s and 1960s. Bin 389 combines the elegance of Cabernet Sauvignon with the richness of Shiraz and demonstrates the traditional Penfolds' trademark - balance between fruit and oak, in a wine with rich varietal characters and medium to long-term cellaring potential. This wine is deep red, and with a nose of ripe red and blackcurrant, chocolaty, licquorice aromas with a strong element of mocha, malt oak. It has a flowing, supple palate with plenty of ripe, developing black fruit, chocolaty flavours, fresh new oak and savoury tannins. It finishes firm and gritty but there is plenty of fruit that follows through.

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