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Date Printed: 7/23/2014
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
(search item no. 110846)
screw cap wine


PRICE ON 7/23/2014: $12.29

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Dark cherry red. Excellent varietal Cabernet aromas with blackberry fruits and a touch of dried herbs. Lifted and fresh with just a skerrick of spicy oak influence. A medium bodied palate of dark, bramble fruits. Oak is merely a supporting role - subtle and integrated. Supple tannins add length on the finish to create a well balanced wine.
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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.