Penfolds `Bin 95` Grange Hermitage 1980 (1 x 750mL) SA.

Langton’s Classified: Exceptional

Top Vintage

No other red wine in Australia can rival the reputation, consistent quality or proven development pattern of Penfolds Grange. The pinnacle of the Penfolds red wine range, Grange is a rich, opulent, full-bodied Shiraz, destined for a long cellar life.

Overview

Langton’s Classified: Exceptional

Top Vintage

No other red wine in Australia can rival the reputation, consistent quality or proven development pattern of Penfolds Grange. The pinnacle of the Penfolds red wine range, Grange is a rich, opulent, full-bodied Shiraz, destined for a long cellar life.

Region:
AUS - Multi-regional
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Expert Reviews

"The least impressive, but still a very great wine, is the dark garnet-hued 1980. Still a young wine at age 29, it exhibits massive earthy, meaty, bacon fat notes intermixed with notions of scorched earth, blackberries, currants, pepper, and spice. Full and rich with slightly rustic tannins, it has a good 20 years of life ahead of it."Rating 94+ - Robert Parker, Wine Advocate - Tasted Jun 2009

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Medium red/purple.

Aroma

Intense, fragrant chocolate/cherry/prune/dried fig aromas.

Palate

Dense and chewy with generously ripe, prune/chocolate fruit flavours, pronounced grainy tannins and superb length.

Wine Background

No other red wine in Australia can rival the reputation, consistent quality or proven development pattern of Penfolds Grange. The pinnacle of the Penfolds red wine range, Grange is a rich, opulent, full-bodied Shiraz, destined for a long cellar life.

The winemaking process involves great attention to detail; from selecting the best possible grapes sourced from low-yielding, old Shiraz vines through to fermentation and fastidious oak maturation. The unique and distinctive Grange style is based on ripe Shiraz fruit and stylish American oak in fine harmony.

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