Very racy, with delicious raspberry coulis and red licorice notes that are already stretched out. The finish picks up spice, bramble and sweet toast details.—J.M. Wine Spectator, April 2015.
Score: 90-93/100Wine Spectator
Score: 91-/100Tim Atkin
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Fresh from the Bordeaux 2017 En-Primeur tastings, we caught up with Lisa Perrotti-Brown after her first campaign as Bordeaux writer for the Wine Advocate and the responsibilities that brings. The Wine Advocate still remains a key influencer in terms of wine review and what they write will have huge repercussions on the success of the vintage as a whole as ...
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A “Heritage Icon” of the Fine Wine World First made in 1951, Penfolds Grange has risen to the top of the fine wine world to become one of the most famous labels there is. It is so revered in its home country that the South Australian National Trust has it listed as a Heritage Icon. A Barossa Shiraz that single-handedly ...
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