Penfolds Bin 9 Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
COLOUR: Good depth with a dark core and crimson edges NOSE: Dark fruits including blackcurrant. Savoury green olive and roasted red peppers. Tomato leaf and oregano. Mixed spice, cedar and rosewood derived from oak. PALATE: Tightly structured and focused. Roasted meats, cured meats and spicy chorizo. Grainy and savoury tannin profile. Structured by classy French and American oak. Decanting will bring out more expressive notes.
Wine SpectatorFocused savory flavors surround a lean, lithe core of black fruit and cocoa in this firm red, finishing with harmony and powdery tannins. Needs time to open up. Best from 2016 through 2020. 14,500 cases imported.