PENFOLD'S Grange Bin 95 1980 Bottle Shiraz - NO DISCOUNT (los)
Red Still Wine | Australia | South | Barossa Valley | 75cl
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Closure Type: Cork
Sub-Region: Barossa Valley
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Wine Advocate #183 - Jun 2009 Robert M. Parker, Jr. - 94+ points - Drink: 2009 - 2029 - "The least impressive, but still a very great wine, is the dark garnet-hued 1980. Still a young wine at age 29, it exhibits massive earthy, meaty, bacon fat notes intermixed with notions of scorched earth, blackberries, currants, pepper, and spice. Full and rich with slightly rustic tannins, it has a good 20 years of life ahead of it.
Grange, Penfolds’ flagship wine, is, by many accounts, the most renowned and world-famous wine produced in Australia, and these six vintages from my cellar all acquitted themselves well. These wines are almost always Shiraz, but many vintages include less than 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and there are cross-appellations blends from vineyards in the Barossa and McLaren Vale."