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Date Printed: 4/27/2015
Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2010
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Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 91 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/27/2015: $65.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Australian Wine Companion rating: 95 points
2012 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2012 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2012 Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 91 points
2012 Wine Spectator 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 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1995 Australian Wine Companion rating: 91 points
1994 Australian Wine Companion rating: 94 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Deep magenta in color. The nose is energetic exuberant. Varietally pure – cassis/blackcurrant, at the physiologically riper end of the spectrum – no herbal or green cues. Other aromatics include derived scents extolling memories of homemade cannoli – its pastry and custard/chocolate. Upon sitting, a suggestion of Chinese sausage. French oak is evident, with clove, cedar, pencil shavings. The palate is full-bodied, fresh, bright and lively. It is defined and focussed. Solid, granular tannins, balanced acidity and friendly yet reserved oak, beckon an impressive structural conveyance. Palate length and persistence? Only one way to confirm... please pour.
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About Penfolds Wines:

Penfolds has been producing remarkable wines since 1844 and 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 stand-out wines both white and red have been released under the Penfolds masthead.

Peter Gago, Penfolds Chief Winemaker and only the 4th custodian of Grange, relishes the opportunity to bring Penfolds to the world stage and is an enthusiastic ambassador and natural educator. Penfolds came to the attention of the US market when 1990 Grange was Wine Spectator’s ‘Wine of the Year’. Since then, Penfolds Grange has become one of the most collectable wines of the world and was honored to grace the front cover, once again, of Wine Spectator, with declarations of Grange as Australia’s Icon