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Sunday, 1 January 2017

Penfolds tastings October 2016

Penfolds Collection Pre-tasting og ekstrasmaking i Oslo.

2015 Pengolds Koonunga Hill Chardonnay
Kr 139,90
Pale lemon yellow. Light yellow fruity, citrus and butter touch nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, leaner, light creamy note. 83

2015 Penfolds Bin 311 Chardonnay
Kr 259,90
Pale lemon yellow. Fruity, apples, pears, peach, some vanilla, butter and spices nose. Fresh acidity, fruity, rounded, apples, minerals, light creamy note, good length. 89

2012 Penfolds Bin 144 Yattarna Chardonnay
Kr 949,90
Pale lemon yellow. Popcorn, butter, apples, peach, vanilla, some spices, fruity nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, creamy, fruity, ripe, lemons, vanilla, refreshing and detailed, long. 94

2013 Penfolds Bin 144 Yattarna Chardonnay
Kr 949,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, vanilla, fresh and fruity nose, yighter and less open than the '12 beside it. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, apples, minerals, creamy, lemons, vanilla, elegant finish, long. 94

2015 Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet
Kr 139,90
Ruby. Red berries, light spicy nite nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, spices, dark fruits, light vanilla note. 82

2013 Penfolds Bin 138 Shiraz Grenache Mataro
Kr 269,90
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, chocolate, ripe and rich, some vanilla and spices nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich and fruity, some wood in the finish, long. 90

2014 Pengolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz
Kr 449,-
53CS 47S Deep ruby. Scented, fruity, red berries, blackberries, floral notes, charming and elegant nose. Fresh. Acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, fruity, dark berries and spices, long. 93

2013 Penfolds St Henri
Kr 699,90
96S 4CS Deep ruby. Dark fruits, rich and intense nose, spices, some jammy notes, peppery, blackberries and mulberries. Fresh. Acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, intense, spices, juicy, long. 94

2014 Penfolds RWT
Kr 899,-
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, some spices, anise, rich and fruity nose yet tight and firm. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, red berries and spices, detailed, ripe and rich, long. Juicy. 94

2012 Penfolds Grange
Kr 3599,-
98S 2CSDeep ruby. Dark fruits, rich and intense, spices, layers of blackberries, blueberries, vanilla, exotic notes nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, dark berries and spices, detailed, sweet dark fruits, peppery, vanilla, blackberries, blueberries and mulberries, touch of tobacco and chocolate, long. Stunning and hedonistic. 98

Penfolds Father Tawny
Kr 299,90
Amber with golden hue. Dried fruits, some caramel, red berries, touch of figs. Fresh acidity, dried fruits, some nuts, refreshing and lively, good length. 88

2015 Penfolds Bin 311 Tumbarumba Chardonnay
Watery lemon yellow. Light apples, pears, light vanilla, fresh and fruity nose, light spices touch. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, vanilla, spices, creamy, rounded, fairly rich finish. Good length. 89

2015 Penfolds Reserve Bin A Adelaide Hills Chardonnay
Watery lemon yellow. Apples, minerals, some citrus, peach, vanilla, creamy note, spices, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, minerals, apples, lemons and spices, detailed, creamy and rounded, long and elegant. 92

2014 Penfolds Bin 138 Shiraz Grenache Mataro
Ruby. Ripe, rich and fruity nose, spices, cinnamon, pepper, cherries, brambles and blackberries nose, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, juicy and spices, liquorice, good length. Bit of warmth. Give it a half an hour in decanter even if it has a slight rustic bitter finish as a style. 89

2014 Penfolds Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz
Kr 449,-
Ruby. Scented, beautiful red berries, violets, fruity, fresh and detailed, spices and some vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, vanilla, spices, fruity, dark berries and spices, rich and ripe with this leaner red berries and violets mid palate, rich and fruity finish, long. Beautiful vintage for the 389. 92

2013 Penfolds St. Henri Shiraz
Ruby. Dark fruity, anise, some spices, rich and intense, blackberries and blueberries nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, blackberries, mulberries, light ripe raspberries note, spices, anise, juicy, rounded, touch of mint, rich yet lively, long. 94

2014 Penfolds Bin 798 RWT Barossa Valley Shiraz
Deep ruby. Tight, dark fruity nose, rich and ripe, spices, jammy, blackberries and blueberries, vanilla. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, vanilla, spices, ripe, rich, fruity, intense, smoky notes and rich dark berries, long juicy bramble and mulberries finish. 93

2012 Penfolds Grange
98S 2CS Deep ruby. Ripe, rich and fruity nose, some spices, a tighter and firmer vintage even if expressive, not quite as open as some vintages upon release. Deep, minty, rich, blackberries, spices, layered. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, fruity, spices, layered, deep, intense, velvety texture, juicy, deep, refreshing, all sorts of ripe red fruits and dark berries, long. Could go higher with age as it is somewhat tight now. 97

Penfolds Father Tawny
Amber with ruby tints and golden rim. Raisins, dried apricots, figs and prunes nose, some spices and mint. Fresh acidity, ripe, rich, fruity, spices, dried fruits, elegant and rounded. Lovely texture. 89

2013 Penfolds Bin 144 Yattarna Chardonnay
Kr 949,90
Pale lemon yellow. Apples, fruity, vanilla, spices, creamy nose, some vanilla. Fresh acidity, fruity, ripe, pears and vanilla notes, ripe apples, creamy, long. 94

Penfolds Collection middag

2006 Pol Roger Blanc de Blancs
Pale lemon yellow. Light apples, fresh, fruity, minerals, plaster and yeast nose. Fresh acidity, fresh mousse, fresh, fruity, minerals, elegant and nuanced, long. 92

2008 Domaine Leroy Bourgogne Aligoté
Watery lemon yellow. Vanilla, minerals, fruity, chalk, oysters, apples and pears nose. Spices. Fresh acidity, vanilla, herbs, lemons, green notes, apples, light, chalky, good length. 89

2007 Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay
Watery lemon yellow. Vanilla, apples, minerals, light lemons nose, fresh and fruity, rounded. Fresh acidity, fruity, ripe, rich, apples, minerals, pears, smoky finish. A little bit fat and even if it is the finish that saves it, a bit on the ripe and heavy side. Still a lovely wine, but served blind next to the 08 Bin 08 A, that one stole the show for me. 90

2008 Penfolds Bin 08A Chardonnay
Watery lemon yellow. Apples, lemons, detailed and fruity, vanilla and spices, detailed nose. Fresh acidity, fresh, fruity, minerals, spices, vanilla and spices, pears, long. 92

2007 Penfolds Bin 707
Ruby. Cassis, spices, rich, intense, detailed, some mint, anise, touch of eucalyptus, almost an iron touch to it, warm cinnamon, deep nose. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, fresh, fruity, ripe, rich, spices, dark berries, some cooked plums, cassis and blueberries, long. 95

2005 Penfolds Grange
Deep ruby. Dark fruits, intense, ripe, rich, liquorice, blackberries, blueberries, spices, some cinnamon, black pepper, has a depth that is difficult to describe. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, deep, blueberries, detailed and layered, juicy, spices, masses of fruits but freshness to follow up, beautiful. Long. 97

2012 Penfolds Grange
Deep ruby. Rich, dark fruity, spices, massive, ripe, more open than last bottle, just layers of deep ripe dark fruits of all sorts with layers of spices. Fresh acidity, ripe tannins, ripe, rich, intense, deep and dark, spices, playful yet rich and ripe, red fruity, superb length. 98

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