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Date Printed: 8/1/2014
Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2007
(search item no. 102354)
screw cap wine


PRICE ON 8/1/2014: $34.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2009 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
2008 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2004 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
2003 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2003 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
1999 Australian Wine Companion rating: 90 points
1998 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
1998 The Wine News rating: 92 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1995 Australian Wine Companion rating: 91 points
1994 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Color: A deep dark core radiating a bright crimson arc.

Nose: Unmistakably Cabernet - no pretense. Subtle oak and complexing V.A. sweetness court lavender / musk / cinnamon... with a competing splash of exotic Middle-Eastern spices for good measure. Bin 707-like complexities... how can this be?!

Palate: Medium to full-bodied, with a firm finish aided & abetted by chunky Cabernet tannins. Cabernet tightness, with fruit sweetness (choco-mint, blackberry) and an overlay of dusty oak exposed via tell-tale cedar and vanillin nuances. Linear / tight / defined.

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About Penfolds Wines:

Founded by a young, English doctor in 1844, Penfolds has been producing remarkable wines that have changed the landscape of Australian winemaking. Over the past century, Penfolds has indisputably led the development of Australian fine wine in the modern era. The introduction of Penfolds Grange in 1951 forever changed the landscape of Australian fine wine. Since then, a series of standout wines, both white and red, have been released under the Penfolds masthead. Under the direction of master winemaker, Peter Gago, Penfolds is now found in every major wine market in the country. Extraordinary wines such as Block 42 and Bin 60A have also been released during his tenure. Penfolds wines are now widely celebrated for their diversity and quality across many price-points. The strength of Penfolds is that the wine comes first. Penfolds' range of table wines is utterly Australian, evoking a generosity of spirit and the beauty of the Australian landscape.