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Penfolds - Shiraz Kalimna Bin 28
On the nose strong back berry fruits, strawberry and peach. Still a deep dark opaque back currant appearance with a slight amber ring. Thick, slightly sweet and big on the palate. Strong notes of black currant wityh light leather, pepper and guava. A young vibrant wine with plenty of life. Hopefully the sweetness will not win over. Excellent.
A wine with a great aged appearance and a very interesting nose upon immediate opening. Minerals, slight rotting veg, black berry and rhubarb. The fruit is now slightly on the wane however, it is a very distinguished drink that shows its age in a classic bordeaux way. Smooth and silky but still with fruit on the finish. Very excellent.
This had a very strong black currant nose and lots of youthful fruit. Great appearance and not especially aged. On the ablate, black fruits and a slight sweetness. Warm spice and good length. A very good drink that will develop I am sure.
This wine has stood up to aging well given its relatively modest status. Still fruity and vibrant with a reasonable body and length. The balance was fine, if on the thin side, and there was a good amount of berry fruits on the palate. Still a good and enjoyable drink with some life in it yet!
Red cherry and vegetal notes immediately upon opening. Followed by more sour cherry, cabbage, light peppery notes and blackcurrant jam. Tastes of red cherry, tobacco, leather, light clove and pepper, with an acidic back drop. Still pungent on the nose and long in the mouth. The balance is still towards the fruit although the tannin seems to still be present. Quite complex for its age and very enjoyable.