Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2004

Penfolds Bin 389One of the many hard questions I had to ask myself tonight was ‘Do I drink this from a Bordeaux or Shiraz glass?’. The blend is 53 percent cabernet and 47 percent shiraz so I plumped for Bordeaux. Interestingly, this has no McLaren Vale or Barossa fruit, which probably accounts for the increased (but pleasant) mintiness. This vintage represents a welcome return to form for an Australian classic.

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Tasted : Mar07
Alcohol : 14.5%
Price : $45
Closure : Cork
Drink : 2014 - 2024+
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