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Penfolds Cabernet Shiraz Bin 389 2011

Penfolds Cabernet Shiraz Bin 389 750ml 2011     
Sku: 1896085

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With thick skins, royal purple in colour, and elegant flavours derived from ideal grape-growing conditions, cabernet sauvignon provides the structure and palate length. Shiraz grapes, akin to small black pearls, provide the intensity, opulence and flesh. First made in 1960, Bin 389 has a reputation for consistency and longevity and has earned its well-deserved moniker, ‘baby Grange’, from time spent maturing in oak hogsheads used the previous vintage for Grange. This much-loved, beautifully consistent style shows all the hallmarks and benefits of cross-varietal blending and for many wine drinkers, it is their preferred Penfolds wine. Bin 389 is an Australian Grand Vin; a selection and interpretation of the best parcels from the best vineyard sites, by a winemaking team steeped in the ethos and tradition of a great Australian wine style.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 90 points (Feb 2014)
A blend of 51% Cabernet Sauvignon and 49% Shiraz, the very deep purple-black colored 2011 Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz is a little youthfully mute, showing cassis and black cherries on the nose alongside hints of pencil shavings, licorice, chocolate, pepper and meat. More cedar flavor shows up in the firm and structured, medium-bodied palate marked by a high level of grainy tannins, a lively acid backbone and a long finish. It needs time in bottle. 5,130 9L case imported to the US. Drink 2015 to 2025+.

Food pairing
Rare roasted rack of lamb with garlic, rosemary and sea salt Argentinean style beef Ideal with hearty meat dishes

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Cabernet Sauvignon
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Regional Wineries:
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Country: Australia
Region: South Australia
Grape Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon,Syrah
Type: Still wine
 
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