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2008 Penfolds Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Bin 407 Barossa Valley
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 87
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91 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - September/October 2011

Deep ruby with a bright rim.  Seductive, perfumed aromas of dark berries, mocha and pungent flowers and herbs.  Spicy, deeply pitched blackcurrant and bitter cherry flavors are lifted by tangy minerals and take on a smoky nuance with air.  Finishes with gentle grip and very good persistence, leaving a bitter chocolate quality behind.  This bottling has a fine track record for aging.  


 

90 Points | Wine Spectator
87 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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very good.
10/26/2013
by rojo131113
agreed with ST's review.

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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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