Penfolds 'Bin 169' Special Bin Cabernet Sauvignon (Coonawarra) 2009 Vintage!

The pinacle of Penfolds’ Coonawarra Cabernet. Sourced from Penfolds’ best Coonawarra vineyards, including Blocks 10 and 20, all located on classic terra rossa soils. Fermented in static fermenters with wooden header boards at Nuriootpa. Some components vinified in open fermenters with wax-lined header boards at Magill Estate. All components complete fermentation in barrel.Matured for 15 months in mostly new French oak hogsheads. Created to reflect Penfolds contemporary winemaking approach, emphasising both regionality and maturation of Cabernet Sauvignon in fine grained French oak. A style that is immediately Penfolds, whilst simultaneously illustrative of its ongoing search for diversity and style separation. An honest reflection of the region and a testament of Penfolds longstanding commitment to the vineyards of Coonawarra.

The Rewards of Patience (Seventh Edition)
2009 Penfolds ‘Bin 169′ Cabernet Sauvignon (Coonawarra) ***** (Rated a 5 Star Penfolds Vintage)
“Deep crimson. Elemental dark berry, elderberry,liquorice,aniseed aromas with vanilla,dark chocolate, cedar,soice notes.Lovely concentrated, generous and buoyant palate with juicy elderberry, dark berry, chinotto/cola notes,rich chocolately tannins and integrated vanilla,ginger notes.The palate is tightly coiled with a wall of tannins.Monumentally structured with enduring potential.A classic ‘iron fist in a velvet glove’! matured in 60% New French oak. Screwcap Closure.