Penfolds `Koonunga Hill` Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 (6 x 750mL), SA

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Overview

Premium Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from South Australia have been selected to maintain these three key characters. The wine has excellent structure and length and while it is ready for drinking now, it will gain further complexity with short term cellaring.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Dark cherry red.

Aroma

Excellent varietal Cabernet aromas with blackberry fruits and a touch of dried herbs. Lifted and fresh with just a skerrick of spicy oak influence.

Palate

A medium bodied palate of dark, bramble fruits. Oak is merely a supporting role - subtle and integrated. Supple tannins add length on the finish to create a well balanced wine.

Food Matching

Enjoy with pasta and pizza.

Vintage
2009
Region
SA - Other South Australian
Grape Style
Cabernet Sauvignon
Closure Type
Screwcap closure
Alcohol
13.5%

Winery Profile

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Australia's winemaking history of less than two hundred years is brief by European measures though, like Europe, punctuated by periods of extreme success and difficult times. From the earliest winemaking days Penfolds has figured prominently and few would argue the importance of Penfolds' influence on Australia's winemaking psyche.

Without the influence of Penfolds the modern Australian wine industry would look very different indeed. Sitting comfortably outside of fad and fashion, Penfolds has taken Australian wine to the world on a grand stage and forged a reputation for quality that is without peer.

Penfolds' reputation for making wines of provenance and cellaring potential might suggest a mantle of tradition and formality is the preferred attire of a company with so much history to defend. But to label Penfolds as simply an established and conventional winemaker, would be to confuse tradition with consideration and to overlook the innovative spirit that has driven Penfolds since its foundation, and continues to find expression in modern times.

If there is anything traditional about Penfolds, it is the practice of constantly reviewing the wines it already does well, and continuously evolving and refining styles as vineyards mature and access to ever older and more varied vineyard sites improves.

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