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PENFOLDs Shiraz, Grange Bin 95 2017 Bottle (70th Anniversary) - NO DISCOUNT

Red Still Wine | Australia | South | Barossa Valley | 75cl

£395.00

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ABV: 14.5%
Size: 75cl
Closure Type: Cork
Country: Australia
Region: South
Sub-Region: Barossa Valley
Wine Style: Full Bodied
Grape: Syrah/Shiraz

Description

The original and most powerful expression of Penfolds multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia’s most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia. Crafted utilising fully-ripe, intensely-flavoured and structured shiraz grapes, the result is a unique Australian style that is now recognised as one of the most consistent of the world’s great wines. With an unbroken line of vintages from the experimental 1951, Grange clearly demonstrates the synergy between shiraz and the soils and climates of South Australia. This release in 2021 commemorates the 70th anniversary since Grange was first made.

THE WINE ADVOCATE Rating: 96 - Drink Date: 2023 - 2040
"Strongly marked—as always—by its 100% American oak elevage, the 2017 Grange backs up the cedar and vanilla notes with ample blackberry and cassis fruit. Full-bodied, ripe and almost decadently creamy in the mouth, it's loaded with substance, concentrated and rich, yet—in the context of Grange—relatively light and elegant-seeming on the finish. Only the seventh-ever Grange to be exclusively Shiraz, it originates from Barossa Valley (86%) and McLaren Vale (14%); Shiraz from other growing regions in South Australia failed to make the grade this year."