Penley Estate Shiraz Cabernet 1997

Red Blends from Coonawarra, Australia

$31.99
Item No. 51842
  • red wine
  • RP89
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Winemaker's Notes

The colour is bright crimson with some amber tints indicating oak maturation and some bottle age. The nose is quite distinctive and commanding. This wine has a principal flavour of berry-like Shiraz with a rich but soft oak tannin. The length of flavour shows a strong and rich berry Cabernet Sauvignon character. The blend of complex flavours is the feature of this full-bodied wine.

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Established in 1988, by Kym Tolley, a direct descendant of the famous Penfold and Tolley winemaking families - the name Penley is an amalgam of the first three and last three letters from each title. Tolley has over 25 years of winemaking experience, including being involved in the making of many vintages of the famous Penfolds Grange. The estate is located in the heart of...

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Learn About Coonawarra

Located on the Limestone Coast of South Australia, Coonawarra is a pretty flat area, except for the vineyards, which are somewhat elevated. That, along with the proximity to the ocean and clouds that like to hang around, Coonawarra never gets too hot. There is a small strip of soil, about nine miles long and two miles wide, called Terra Rossa, or red soil/earth. It is the...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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