Penfolds `Koonunga Hill` Shiraz Cabernet 1998 (12 x 750mL) SA.

Penfolds Koonunga Hill is made to a full-flavoured style with excellent varietal fruit and balanced oak. Careful grape selection and precise blending of components has resulted in a rich and complex wine not normally found in this price range.

Overview

Penfolds Koonunga Hill is made to a full-flavoured style with excellent varietal fruit and balanced oak. Careful grape selection and precise blending of components has resulted in a rich and complex wine not normally found in this price range.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Penfolds Rewards of Patience, Edition VI

Colour

Medium deep crimson.

Aroma

Fresh panforte/dried plum/herb garden/liquorice aromas.

Palate

A richly concentrated, full-bodied wine with deep-set panforte/dark chocolate flavours, balanced with dense savoury tannins. Finishes grippy and dry. A substantial wine with plenty of weight and structure.

Wine Background

This is the 23rd consecutive vintage of Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet. The wine takes its name from Penfolds Koonunga Hill vineyard in the Barossa Valley. The Koonunga Hill name has carried Penfolds to the four corners of the wine loving world, offering an extraordinary combination of quality and value, consistency and style.

Penfolds Koonunga Hill is made to a full-flavoured style with excellent varietal fruit and balanced oak. Careful grape selection and precise blending of components has resulted in a rich and complex wine not normally found in this price range.

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