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2005 Penfolds Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 407 Barossa Valley
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90 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2008

($31) Ruby-red. Cherry-cola, vanilla, musky herbs, tobacco and cigar box on the nose. This is pretty complex. Pliant dark fruit flavors are deeply concentrated but fresh, with gentle acidity adding lift. The cola quality returns on the long, sappy finish. A textbook example of South Australian cabernet that offers varietal accuracy and well-judged ripeness.

88 Points | Wine Spectator
86 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon built its reputation on Bordeaux's Left Bank. Here, in the district of Medoc, the varietal is the key component of blended wines that also may include some Merlot and Cabernet Franc, and even Malbec and Petit Verdot. Moving slightly south, Cabernet Sauvignon meets Merlot in roughly equal proportions in the red wines of Graves. In both of these Bordeaux regions, the top bottles...
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