Dark and inky. A concentrated nose with a bit of leather and plum. Smooth, but with a nice tannic structure lending a pleasant “abrasive” mouthfeel. Dark fruits, anise, minerals. An umami note on the end that leads to a very long, satisfying finish.

WHO: Penfolds
WHAT: Shiraz
WHERE: Barossa Valley, Australia
WHEN: 2001
HOW MUCH: $69.99

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