Friday, April 22, 2016

2012 Penfolds Bin 2

Penfolds Bin 2
South Australia
89% Shiraz, 11% Mourvedre

Price $20-30
Vintage  2012
Alcohol  14.5%
Clarity clear
Intensity deep
Color: twany
Nose/Palate:  clean, dry, low acid, med tannin, caramel, honey ham/bacon, mixed berries (blue, black, rasp), herbal, floral undertone (initial nose), oak sets in after the wine rests for a bit
Personal rating  8 / 9 out of 10

Additional comments: Surprising more aromatic during the initial pouring. Perhaps some of the more delicate aromas dissipates quickly upon opening.

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