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Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2011

Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2011
Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz 2011

South Australia, Australia

Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 6
Price: $44.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 14.5%

Drink: 2013-2018

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Penfolds

Matt Steeves rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Bin 389 is often referred to as "Poor Man's Grange" or "Baby Grange". Selling for 1/10th the price of Grange, yet delivering such impressive complexity and refinement, I can see why it's spoken of in the same light. Deep ruby, almost opaque, this premium Aussie Cab-Shiraz blend is loaded full of ripe and juicy dark fruit, blueberry, anise, baking spice, with a welcome herbal/underbrush undertone that reminds you of the important role the delicious Cabernet plays. Layered and luscious, this big and bold and silky smooth wine has everything you could ask for to enjoy the finest BBQ fare or prime rib this year, and for many years to come. Drink 2014-2025+. Tasted November 2014. 92 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca


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