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Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet 2012 Wine Review

Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet 2012

Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet 2012

South Australia, Australia

Community Score:83/100

Community Reviews: 1

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Price: $16.55

Drink: 2009-2013

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Penfolds

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

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Reviews and Ratings

Dianne Fisher - Sommelier, ISG rated this wine as 83/100 with the following review:

I love the inviting nearly opaque, dark colour on this wine. I find that there is a bit of a struggle with the dark fruits and wood notes, eg. plum & blackberry vs. mint & vanilla. Tannins are soft and the acidity is in check. Enjoy this 2012 vintage now or within the next two years.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

A balanced wine with a continuum of flavour throughout of chocolate and mocha flavours clasping raspberry and blackberry fruits. A rich sweet mid-palate and finish are firmed by ripe, prominent tannins.

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

Un vin équilibré aux saveurs constantes de chocolat et de moka saisissant les framboises et les mures. Un palais intermédiaire sucré riche et un fini ferme avec tannins murs et évidents.

Source: NB Magasin d'Alcool



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