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Date Printed: 3/28/2015
Penfolds Thomas Hyland Shiraz 2011
Penfolds Thomas Hyland Shiraz 2011
(search item no. 123519)
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PRICE ON 3/28/2015: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2009 Australian Wine Companion rating: 93 points
2008 Wine & Spirits rating: 89 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 86 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 85 points

Winemaker's Notes:

The Thomas Hyland Shiraz, a buoyant, fresh style contains plenty of juicy blackberry fruit aromas and flavors, chocolaty, ripe tannins and some savory oak nuances. Sourced predominantly from the Barossa, McLaren Vale and Upper Adelaide regions, the wine shows distinctive spice notes and typically rich and well-defined fruit characters. There is no doubt this is a contemporary wine of which Thomas Hyland would be immensely proud.
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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