Penfolds Bin 28 Kalimna Shiraz 2016
|Region||Australia, South Australia|
Although named after the original Barossa vineyard from which it was sourced, this wine-the oldest of Penfolds's Bin series-is now, like many in the brand's line up, a multi-regional blend from around South Australia. Inky-hued, it oozes chocolate, anise, olives, dried violets and black pepper. The fruit aromas arrive later, in the form of cherries and blackberries. The palate is rich and textured, a finely wound line of granular tannins around plush berry fruit and a long finish. Drink 2021-2030.
The cherry and plum flavors have good intensity and appealing traction from dense tannins and notes of black licorice and tobacco. The tannins firm up further on the appealingly chewy finish, where details of clay and dried olive emerge. Drink now through 2029. 9,560 cases imported.