Wine Penfolds, "Bin 128" Shiraz, 2012
Wine bright red and plum colors.
The wine has a lively, fresh taste, in which the notes of pomegranate, kumquat and beet infused with hints of camphor, menthol and spices. Grainy tannins smoothly into the long, seductive finish.
Complex aroma of wine is woven from notes of cherry and red jelly, elder flowers and cedar nuances of chocolate, mint, hay, land and muesli.
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 matured in French oak barrels for 13 months (of which 26% - a new, 37% - one-year, 37% - two-year). Storage capacity of the vintage of 2012 - at least until 2028.
Penfolds company has more than 165 years of experience in the field of winemaking. With its established it firmly established in the Australian market, has established itself as a quality manufacturer with an excellent reputation. Years of experience has allowed the members of the company to create a unique and distinctive wine "Penfolds style", which can rightly be proud of and pass on to future generations.