Penfolds Cabernet Rawsons Retreat South Eastern Australia Australia Reds Cabernet Franc-Tempranillo South Eastern Australia Australia Penfolds 2009
Penfolds Rawson's Retreat wines present classic, single-varietal and varietal blends in an approachable, fresh-flavoured style for early enjoyment. Drawing on Penfolds extensive vineyard resources, the wines offer a first-rate quality and value guarantee, presenting the drinker with an affordable taste of an everyday Australian wine at its best. This 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon is deep crimson with inviting floral notes and blackberry fruit aromas which come to the fore with a hint of spice from the subtle use of oak. On the palate the wine is medium bodied with typical tannins providing length and texture. The ripe and gentle tannis provide structure to support vibrant blackcurrant and blueberry fruit flavours. French oak maturation provides subtle, spicy aromatics.
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violets, plums on the nose.....great balance with a long lasting finish
3 glasses. That's what I had. Wine good enough to enjoy, not so fabulous to be in awe of. Tasted just right with steak, with other food...just not so great that I would enjoy it for its own qualities.
External Reviews for Penfolds Cabernet Rawsons Retreat South Eastern Australia Australia Reds Cabernet Franc-Tempranillo South Eastern Australia Australia Penfolds
Medium red. Musky plum and currant aromas, plus a whiff of roasted black raspberry. Sweet, fat and simple, with decent berry and plum fruit. Finishes a bit tart, but with easy tannins.
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