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Date Printed: 3/3/2015
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Penfolds Koonunga Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
(search item no. 110846)
screw cap wine


PRICE ON 3/3/2015: $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:

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