Penfolds Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 707 Barossa Valley 2006

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Bin 707 exhibits a broodingly dense ruby/purple color as well as a sweet nose of black currants tapenade cola and spicy oak (this cuvee spends 14 months in 100% new American barrels). Pure and dense yet fresh and elegant it is natural tasting and full bodied. This wine should drink well young yet age for 15+ years.

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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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05/31/2010

Three and a half glasses


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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Penfolds Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon 2006: Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (16 Monate), lagerfähig 10 - 15 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2006Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Barossa ValleyWeingut: PenfoldsRebsorte: 100% Cabernet SauvignonRestzucker: trockenRestsäure: 6,75 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 % Rotwein


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Source: Astor Wines & Spirits
11/28/2009

Penfold's' top-of-the-line Cabernet - remarkably dense and concentrated. Beautifully balanced with opulent fruit and toasty oak, Bin 707 has firm tannic structure. Grapes sourced from Coonawarra, the Barossa and Eden Valleys.



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Bin 707 exhibits a broodingly dense ruby/purple color as well as a sweet nose of black currants tapenade cola and spicy oak (this cuvee spends 14 months in 100% new American barrels). Pure and dense yet fresh and elegant it is natural tasting and full bodied. This wine should drink well young yet age for 15+ years.

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