2001 Penfolds RWT Shiraz, Barossa Valley
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.
WHERE: Barossa Valley, Australia
HOW MUCH: $69.99