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Penfolds Magill Shiraz 2005

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Duftet in der Nase nach rauchigem Holznoten, eingebettet in Zimt- und Zedernnuancen, begleitet von Schokolade und blumigem Hintergrund. Eine Balance zwischen perfekt integrierter Eiche und der Fruchtaromen.

Penfolds Wines:
  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: lamarr
146169280
2.50 5
05/24/2009

2005 Penfolds Thomas Hyland Shiraz – Adelaide (13.5%) – Color: Deep ruby with hints of purple, Nose: upon opening, a little hot, opening to a nose of oak, Taste: not overly fruity (overwhelmed with oak), but still fruit forward, short finish Lamarr: high B- (A Shiraz for sure, but I’ve had better) Hector: B- (promising nose, but finish is pretty crappy) Alastor: C- (might be conditions [hot night, too warm for powerful reds]) Celebrity Shot – Marcus: I’d give it a B


Snooth User: Aquipjoe
544848257
3.50 5
04/24/2011

Very nice. I enjoyed it very much and wish I had another bottle in my collection.


Snooth User: atonalprime
1577901,412
3.50 5
10/01/2009

Three and a half glasses


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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
04/21/2010

Duftet in der Nase nach rauchigem Holznoten, eingebettet in Zimt- und Zedernnuancen, begleitet von Schokolade und blumigem Hintergrund. Eine Balance zwischen perfekt integrierter Eiche und der Fruchtaromen.



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Duftet in der Nase nach rauchigem Holznoten, eingebettet in Zimt- und Zedernnuancen, begleitet von Schokolade und blumigem Hintergrund. Eine Balance zwischen perfekt integrierter Eiche und der Fruchtaromen.

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