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Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 Wine Review

Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

South Australia, Australia

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 9

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2013-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Penfolds

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A hallway breeze of minty cool rushes out of the glass, then you open the door to fleshy black fruit on the palate and a lovely long finish. Full-bodied, smooth. This is a flagship wine for Australia, from a master producer. Great complexity, balance, structure and depth. It will do well in the cellar, but I challenge you to wait as it's terrific now! Decant 1-2 hours. Try it tonight with rare filet mignon. Highly recommended.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: filet mignon, pork tenderloin, pizza, pasta, hard cheese.

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This Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 was reviewed on November 28, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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  • $75.00 
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Reviews and Ratings

Alexandre Craig DWS, FWS rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Now we're getting into some serious Australian Cabernet! Very elegant, with aromas of cassis, leather, tobacco and a clay-like minerality. It's not often that New World wines display a notion of terroir, and this one is a refreshing take on the concept. Well-made.
Martha Kelly AIWS - CS rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This full-bodied wine has flavours of Black currant, black berry, black cherry, and cloves, with a savoury complexity. The firm tannins, and refreshing acidity carry the flavours on the long, elegant finish.
Pair with grilled beef or lamb chops.
Drink now or cellar until 2024. This wine will improve with age as the tannins soften and it gains complexity.
Date tasted: November 2014.
Sean O'Regan - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Nov 16, 2014: Deep ruby, lovely nose with cassis/red currant, green herb/eucalyptus, oak spice, mineral. Full bodied, dense, ripe red/black fruit followed by dried herb, toasty/smoky cedar, mineral, and a wall of fine tannins kept in check by the fruit and acidity. Long finish. Quality young wine with 10-15 years of life ahead or decant for a few hours with fatty proteins now if you can't wait.
Terry Jeans - Certified S rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

This Cab Sauv has notes blackberry, cassis, spice, smoke and dust. A nicely balanced wine with a good dose of acid and tannin, which makes this an excellent food wine for heavy red meats with a hearty sauce.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Lots of amazing mint, eucalyptus, cedar and smokiness are the first aromas to hit you, followed by cassis and blackberry. The mintiness even comes through in the taste, mingling nicely with the fruit. Nice round tannins and a long cassis, tart cherry and smoke finish. A wonderful wine on its own or pair with herbed roast beef.
Lynn van der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Strong layers of eucalyptus, anise, bacon, leather and cedar make this a wow factor wine. Definitely one to decant before diving in! Persistent tannins and a long spicy finish makes this wine a wonderful pairing with a sirloin steak.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Dense deep red with aromas of asian spices, dried lemongrass, star anise, blackcurrant and dusty oak notes. The palate shows natural, mouthwatering acidity balanced by complimentary stylish oak and a lithe, sinewy texture. It is mouthfilling, yet long and defined.

Source: NB Liquor Stores
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Rouge foncé et dense avec des arômes d’épices asiatiques, de citronnelle séchée, d’anis étoilé et de cassis noir avec des touches de chene. En bouche, il démontre une acidité naturelle et appétissante équilibrée par le chene complément

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool
The Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for the 2011 vintage of this robust Australian red wine grow in the McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley, Robe and Coonawarra regions. The wine was aged in 30% new French oak barrels and remainder, in American oak barrels, of which 20% is new. - Community Wine Reviews

1 Member would buy this wine again

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