Penley Estate `Gryphon` Merlot 2012 (12 x 750mL), Coonawarra, SA.

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$238.80 per case
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Overview

The bouquet is rich and complex with hints of violets, plums, a touch of spice and savoury fruitcake elements. The French oak is restrained and well integrated. Medium bodied with a strong mid palate of mulberry and savoury forest underbrush flavours. The texture is soft with integrated smoky vanilla French oak, finishing with a refined smooth tannin structure.

Region:
SA - Coonawarra
State:
South Australia
Country:
Australia

Winery Tasting Notes

Colour

Deep ruby red in colour with a bright hue.

Aroma

The bouquet is rich and complex with hints of violets, plums, a touch of spice and savoury fruitcake elements.

Palate

The French oak is restrained and well integrated. Medium bodied with a strong mid palate of mulberry and savoury forest underbrush flavours. The texture is soft with integrated smoky vanilla French oak, finishing with a refined smooth tannin structure.

Vintage
2012
Region
SA - Coonawarra
Grape Style
Merlot
Closure Type
Screwcap closure

Winery Profile

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Owner Kym Tolley describes himself as a fifth-generation winemaker,the family tree involving both the Penfolds and the Tolleys. He worked 17 years in the industry before establishing Penley Estate and has made every post a winner since, producing a succession of rich, complex, full-bodied red wines and stylish Chardonnays. These are made from precious estate plantings. A welcome return to form with the ’08 and ’09 reds.

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