Penfolds 'Grange' Shiraz 2016 with Gift Box

$1,080.00
Profile Rich
Region Multi-Regional
Body Full

The most powerful expression of Penfolds multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia's most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia. With an unbroken line of vintages from the experimental 1951, Grange clearly demonstrates the synergy between shiraz and the soils and climates of South Australia. 

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Tasting Notes

When to drink
Long term cellaring of 20+ years
On the nose
Red and black liquorice, soy and malt, burnt vanilla marshmallow. Dark chocolate, wrapped in a satiny copha/beeswax candle-like coating. Supple oak nuances - dexterously integrated, no doubt compliments of barrel ferment (and our valued long-time Barossa cooper)
On the palate
Mouthfeel is creamy/velvety rather than blocky/chunky at this youthful stage in the bottle. Tannins are tight, creating a dense coating with a 'rusty' edge. Ebullient acidity, whilst lively and racy, is well-managed and protective. To borrow a recently read descriptor - 0cherry stone minerality.
Product Notes
VINEYARD REGION: Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale WINE ANALYSIS: AlcNol: 14.5%, Acidity: 7.0 g/L, pH: 3.61 MATURATION: 18 months in American oak hogsheads (100% new).