Penfolds Grandfather Fine Old Liqueur Tawny Port 20 year old
|Region||Australia, South Australia|
As Grandfather is produced using a Solera system it will always retain every variety used over the years, albeit in small amounts. Of the some 13 varieties identified the major varieties which form the backbone of the blend are Shiraz, Grenache, Mataro and Cabernet. Colour: Deep tawny with a distinctive yellow-green edge characteristic of extended wood maturation. Nose: Intense raisin fruits, fruitcake, liquorice, roasted walnuts all integrated together seamlessly with a freshness contradicting age. Palate: Classical Penfolds fruitcake, liquorice and vanillin oak flavours with a sweet full and round mid-palate, and a finish that persists on and on
Supple, silky and appealing, offering a refreshing balance of spicy, almond-scented pear fruit. Picks up sandalwood and sassafras notes as the finish lingers. Drink now. 140 cases imported.