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Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2019 (6x 750mL).

RRP $100

$86.99 per Bottle
$521.94 per pack
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THE PENFOLDS COLLECTION

BIN 389 CABERNET SAUVIGNON SHIRAZ 2019

Bin 389 was often referred to as ‘Baby Grange’, in part because components of the wine are matured in the same barrels that held the previous vintage of Grange. First made in 1960 by the legendary Max Schubert, this was the wine that helped forge Penfolds reputation with red wine drinkers by combining the structure of cabernet sauvignon with the richness of shiraz. Exemplifying the judicious balance of fruit and oak, Bin 389 highlights the generous mid-palate Penfolds in known for.

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

Winery Tasting Notes

COLOUR

Darkened deep red

NOSE

Ample self-standing fruits already beginning to yield to other vinous intents …

Cola, grated chocolate and cappuccino dust bind with juniper, sage/rosemary spices.

A flash of brown sugar and liquorice – not quite in the Marsala spectrum – instead, brandy impressions replaced by blood orange-rind (dehydrated/candied).

Oak somewhat partially hidden, yet faint scents of cedar, pencil shavings and graphite lobby for further bottle maturation.

Not the liberated scents of a beef sauce reduction, nor a complete charcuterie offering, yet singular notes of air-dried bresaola (bison) will suffice!

Unabashed (Baby Grange) complexities.

PALATE

Instantly fresh and fleshy.

Some overt single-varietal cabernet and shiraz fruits still sit separate - alongside those hybridised via the blend’s sojourn

in barrel and bottle …time will unite.

Expected liquorice, stewed plum and blackcurrant fruits, with dark chocolate and mocha lurking in the background.

Savoury and salivating – mouth-watering, succulent acidity. This acidity interplays with integrated, evolved tannins –

coating the mouth and adding length.

Yes, impressive length, with concentration, and a mandatory Bin 389 ‘sweet’ core; oak completely absorbed.

Polished and refined.

Winery Profile

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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Other Information

  • 2019 vintage
  • 6 x 750mL Bottles
  • SA - Other South Australian, South Australia
  • Screwcap closure
  • 14.5% alc.
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