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JP 1990-2000 , Roger S835

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1998 Penfolds - Grange (Hermitage) Syrah - Australia - South Australia - Red

Australia - South Australia

Red Syrah
Producer Notes

Over the past 40 years, Penfolds has earned its reputation as Australia's premier red wine producer and has played a large part in putting Australian wines on the world map. Over the past five years, winemaker Peter Gago has been instrumental in keeping Penfolds at the top of the Austrailian wine industry. Penfolds Grange, the estate's flagship, is characterized by its rich texture, complexity,... More »

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Comm: 2011-2030
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 109
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Mark Fox
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.098%
Tasted On 07/04/2013
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Author Leftymtb
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.179%
Tasted On 03/31/2013
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Author Tj R
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 94.064%
Tasted On 11/04/2012
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Author Stephen G41
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.112%
Tasted On 08/28/2012

Still years and years to go but profound nonetheless.

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Author ebgreenb
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 95.96%
Tasted On 06/22/2012
Drink Dates 2012-2030

Smoky, smooth, dark berries and lavender. A really great wine, yet somehow not quite perfect, particularly on the finish.

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Author Tallydoc
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 92.373%
Tasted On 08/11/2010
Drink Dates 2006-2030
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Author JP
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Tasted On 12/29/2008
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Author Jerry
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 83.333%
Tasted On 01/04/2008
Drink Dates 2010-2030

Huge, needs time. Port-like.

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Author Byron G11
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 100%
Tasted On 10/29/2007

Drank after too many bottles with the Bermans and Kojimas. Was definitely throwing pearls at swine. In any case, this wine can sit a long time. Don't touch it for at least five more years.

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Author Daniel B
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 99.259%
Tasted On 12/01/2005
Drink Dates 2017-2024+

Impenetrably colored with thin deeply hued legs. Rather closed at present but there is no denying the wine?s formidable latent power. Roasted earth, cashews, some balsamico, and deep, near bottomless red and black fruits can be coaxed out of the wine with extended airing. Huge but polished tannin with more than enough acidity to carry the wine during its needed long sojourn in the cellar (although the cynic in me thinks that the wine?s structure should be near perfect given the engineering Penfolds applies to this wine). Right now this wine is all about potential. The 1998 consists of 97% Shiraz and 3% Cabernet. The grapes came from the Barossa Valley including Kalimna Vineyard, Padthaway, and Magill in Adelaide. The wine was aged in new American oak for 18 months before being put into bottle.

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