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Overview

Condition Cellared
GST: Inclusive (GST Not Applicable on Item, See below note)
Buyers premium 17.50%
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Category Private Cellar
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Lot ID 0010-2484719
Part of Sale Fine Wine: Aussie Classics featuring Hill of Grace 1980
Warranty
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After a dry winter, good rains in September arrived just in time to assist early growth, although this was less vigorous and therefore produced a smaller crop than normal. Conditions throughout summer were dry and warm before relieving rains and cooler conditions in autumn. Fruit was particularly intense with ripe, minty flavours and excellent varietal definition and structure.

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

Expert Reviews

Medium to full red-purple; ripe blackberry/earthy varietal character on the bouquet, then a palate with great depth and power, supported by controlled, savoury tannins and lingering blackberry fruit. The oak handling throughout cannot be faulted. - James Haliiday

The 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 707's dense ruby/purple color is followed by a tight but promising nose of black currants, leather, and licorice. In the mouth, there are abundant quantities of black currant fruit as well as hints of creosote, earth, truffles, and subtle oak. The acidity is high, much of it probably added, which is unfortunate as the raw materials look impressive. The high acidity compresses the palate and pinches the finish. - Robert M. Parker, Jr.

Winery Tasting Notes

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COLOUR

An opaque mauve, with a black centre and dark crimson rim.

NOSE

Varietal notes of blackcurrant and a hint of leaf are immediately apparent, with black olives and sweet dark fruits in the background. The wine shows cedary, spicy oak with thumbprint savoury smoky whiffs indicative of the ferment finishing in barrel.

PALATE

Structurally tight and taut, in keeping with the variety, the wine is mouth-filling and expansive, with bright, ripe dark berry fruits and tightgrained, elongated tannins. With great finesse and showing excellent persistence of flavour, the wine's impress.

Medals & Trophies

Silver

Halliday Wine Companion

Winery Profile

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The 1964 Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon was Penfolds’ first commercial release of a single cabernet-based wine. Today, Bin 707 is justifiably regarded as one of Australia’s most important cabernets.

The winemaking philosophy and barrel maturation of Bin 707 is almost identical to Grange. The Bin 707 style combines intense varietal definition with new American oak to produce wines of great richness, harmony and concentration.

Over the years the development of Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon has mirrored the advances in winemaking and viticulture and in this sense has served as a representation of progress and excellence within the industry.Bin 707 proudly bears the Penfolds stamp – displaying a fascinatingly complex marriage of ripe, concentrated cabernet fruit and 100% new American oak, forged together through partial barrel fermentation. It displays dark berried fruit, mocha and chocolate overtones, with warm spice notes.

Bin 707 is a medium to long term cellaring style of wine. It will comfortably gain stature and complexity across more than two decades in the bottle.

View Penfolds Bin 707 website

Other Information

  • 1999 vintage
  • 1 x 750mL unit
  • SA - Other South Australian, South Australia
  • Cork closure
  • 13.5% alc.
Liquor Act 2007: It is against the law to sell or supply alcohol to, or to obtain alcohol on behalf of, a person under the age of 18 years. Grays liquor licence LIQP770010049

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The Grays Advantage

We’ll despatch your product the next working day! Depending on your location, you can expect delivery anywhere between 2 and 5 working days from payment date.


We will send you an email notifying you as soon as your items have left our warehouse.


In this email, you will find the name of the carrier company and the consignment note number of your item as well as information on tracking the delivery of your item online. Simply follow the link to the relevant website and enter your reference number. You will then be able to quickly and efficiently track the delivery status of your item!


Please Note: Your goods will be delivered to your registered address. We do delivery Australia wide except for a few remote territories, please check the shipping calculator to confirm delivery availability and timeframes.


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Warranty Details

As this is a Private Cellar sale we are unable to guarantee the contents of the bottles. GraysOnline normal 30 Day Money Back Guarantee does NOT apply to wines in this sale. All wines are bought on an "as is" basis, and no returns or refunds will be accepted on the basis of quality.

The Liquor Act 2007 & Liquor Regulation 2008

IT IS AN OFFENCE TO SELL OR SUPPLY TO OR OBTAIN LIQUOR ON BEHALF OF A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF 18 YEARS.

Someone 18 years or over must be present to sign for these deliveries.

At the completion of the sale, if you have not already provided your date of birth during the registration process, we will send you a notice requiring you to supply your date of birth to confirm that you are over the age of 18.

Customer Reviews

Penfolds `Bin 707` Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 (1 x 750mL) 5 Star Prov. Cork.

Closed: 02 June 2020 20:30 AEST

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