Wine Penfolds, "Bin 128" Shiraz, 2010
Wine crimson color with dark red nucleus.
The taste of wine clear, specific and balanced, with lovely notes of fresh plums and cassis, ham and caraway, with typical grainy tannins and a delicious acidity, long aftertaste.
Delicate aromas of lavender, rosemary and rose petals blend well with hints of oak and cedar tones of mint and blackcurrant pastilles, fruit, sage and brown butter.
The wine goes well with gourmet cuisine, such as saddle of hare with wild mushrooms, leeks, braised in a sauce of butter sage. It goes well with rich dishes of meat and game.
First established in 1962, "Bin 128" Shiraz from "Penfolds" is a regional wine that reflects the unique climate and terroir of the region Kunavorra in South Australia and elegant style grown in a cool climate Shiraz grapes. This fine wine is known for its consistency and reliability. Since 1980, used in the manufacture of wine American oak barrels were replaced by the French to help enhance shades of pepper, spice and floral characteristics that define the style of this wine. Also, since the mid-1980s increasing attention has been paid to the maturity of the grapes, resulting in wine with the consumer in full style with a sturdy structure.
Wine "Bin 128" Shiraz according to the chief winemaker of "Penfolds" Peter Gago is "a textbook example of the impact on the cool climate Shiraz, and the flavor and texture of genetically correspond to its source - Kunavorra." Shiraz from this region is significantly different from Shiraz varieties grown, for example, in the Barossa Valley, he has a sharp hints of spice, notes of red instead of black fruit, nuances of fennel, anise instead. Also grapes harder structurally, with pronounced acidity and spicy tannins. After vinification "Bin 128" Shiraz is aged in new and have previously used French oak barrels for 12 months. Wine storage potential - at least until 2025.
Vintage 2010, which marked the half-century wine production "Bin 128" Shiraz, chief winemaker of "Penfolds" Peter Gago describes how "comfortable ... with a greater emphasis on the structure."