Penfolds `Bin 95` Grange Hermitage 1965 (1 x 1PT 6FL OZ) SA.

The 1965 Grange won the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy, awarded to the best one-year-old red at the Melbourne Wine Show, in 1966.

Overview

The 1965 Grange won the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy, awarded to the best one-year-old red at the Melbourne Wine Show, in 1966.

Region:
SA - Other South Australian
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Medium brick red.

Aroma

Developed, gamey, sweet fruit with hints of leather.

Palate

Developed, sweet, molasses/gamey fruit, pronounced tannins and good length. Finishes dry. At peak of development.

Wine Background

The 1965 Grange won the coveted Jimmy Watson Trophy, awarded to the best one-year-old red at the Melbourne Wine Show, in 1966. [The 1967 Grange won the same trophy two years later.] Also won two more gold and six other medals between 1966 and 1973. Bottles from the 1965 vintage were labelled Bin numbers 69, 70, 71 and 95.

Medals & Trophies

Jimmy Watson Trophy - 1966 Melbourne Wine Show.

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