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 has a history and heritage that profoundly reflects Australia's journey from colonial settlement to the modern Era. Established in 1844, just eight years after the foundation of South Australia, Penfolds has played a pivotal role in the evolution of winemaking in Australia - and across the world.
Penfolds collection of benchmark wines were established in a spirit of innovation and the constant and endless pursuit of quality, evidenced from the secret bottlings of Grange in 1951 and the unbroken line of vintages of what is now Australia's most iconic wine.
Historic blends, significant milestones and heritage vineyards have been honoured by a lineage of custodians whose courage and imagination, precision and humility have ensured Penfolds remains true to its original values while remaining relevant for current and future generations.
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Penfolds Bin 2 Shiraz Mourvedre 2010
Mourvèdre is dark in colour, smells of Provençal herbs and spices and has plenty of tannin stuffing. This is a wine varietal greatly valued by Penfolds winemakers for its blending attributes; toning down the exuberant qualities of shiraz, while adding overall complexity and palate grip. The contemporary Bin 2 style ... more
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Penfolds Bin 311 Chardonnay 2012
Colour: Pale white gold
Nose: Wonderful purity - white peach, loquat and lemon blossom florals hovering over wet stone minerality with a complexing nutty/nougat semblance.
Palate: Again - Purity! Lemon/lime juice and nuances of grapefruit atop a defined citrus-like acid nucleus!
Structural and textural, closing with lemon pith phenolics providing ... more
Penfolds Club Tawny Port
Amber-brown with a dark red rim. The nose is lifted with an attractive mix of dried fruit, vanilla, caramel and a touch of
nutty aged rancio complexity. The palate is rich and vibrant displaying ripe spicy fruit, toffee and walnuts framed by
smoky oak with a lifted cleansing finish. more
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Chardonnay 2012
Pale straw. Lifted citrus notes and floral aromatics rise above layers of freshly cut white peach and light, spicy
marzipan oak. A light to medium bodied Chardonnay with
rockmelon and grapefruit at the fore. A gentle creamy texture gives excellent mouthfeel without being cloying, while spicy French oak plays a ... more
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz 2013
Koonunga Hill is the gateway to the Penfolds collection of wines; it is where the art of winemaking and the Penfolds journey truly begins. Named after one of Penfolds' Barossa Valley vineyards, Koonunga Hill is a reflection of the Penfolds winemaking style and philosophy, offering richness, balance and lasting quality. ... more
Penfolds Thomas Hyland Shiraz 2012
Color: Vibrant dark red with a dense core.
Nose: Immediately varietal, immediately Penfolds. Black liquorice, soy and mocha with a subtle oak influence. Fleeting tanned-leather and meaty Shiraz disposition, yields to unveil aromatics more akin to burnt fig, pork dumplings and malt.
Palate: Medium-bodied with a generous mid-palate. Meaty, malty ... more
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