Penfolds Koonunga Cab/Merlot 2006
Wine Tasting Notes Plum red. The nose shows fresh fruit aromas of red currant and varietal leafy notes. There are more complex aromas of apple and rhubarb pie integrated with smooth, vanillin oak and some spicy, charry overtones. A medium bodied wine with flavours of plum and earth across a succulent mid-palate that finishes with fresh minerally textured tannins. The finish is mouth filling with cedary, creamy oak.
One and a half glasses
External Reviews for Penfolds Koonunga Cab/Merlot
Lithe, supple style has a nice core of currant and plum flavor, shaded with a touch of cedar. Drink now.
Bright and lively, with a supple texture and currant flavors that linger gently. Drink now.
Penfolds 'Koonunga Hill' Cabernet Merlot Southeast Australia 2006 750ML
A full bodied, fruit-driven wine, this predominately Cabernet Sauvignon is intermingled with Merlot for an immediate consumption experience. It is a food-friendly wine found in fine dining restaurants across the United States. Its nose offers up Bing cherry and plum nuances, with flavors displaying a structured Cabernet Sauvignon backbone with jammy characteristic. The wine team has over 30 years of making this wine and continues to show award-winning consistency with it. Drink it with grilled lamb, gorgonzola cheese or sautéed duck breasts.
Fresh and bright, with black cherry and dusky herb flavors on a supple frame.
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