Penfolds Grange 2015 750ml

The original and most powerful expression of Penfolds multi-vineyard, multi-district blending philosophy, Grange is arguably Australia’s most celebrated wine and is officially listed as a Heritage Icon of South Australia.

Crafted utilising fully-ripe, intensely-flavoured and structured Shiraz grapes, the result is a unique Australian style that is now recognised as one of the most consistent of the world’s great wines. With an unbroken line of vintages from the experimental 1951, Grange clearly demonstrates the synergy between Shiraz and the soils and climates of South Australia.

Color  – Opaque, a dark core with a lighter deep red concession on rim

Nose – An eruption of fruits. At once lively and expressive, conceding Grange personality yet still not revealing all …. Dark coffee grind, malt and tapenade merge with black earths, almost verging on peat. Mandated V.A and formic notes propel a slurry of dark-skinned berried fruits, flirting with dark liquorice and soy.
Oak completely hidden, long since absorbed. Now, back to the glass for a second sniff!

Palate – Initially the ‘enlivened’ dark fruits of a Christmas pudding or boiled fruitcake mix demand attention. But there’s much more to complement these fruits – impressions of ironstone, graphite, iodine, black ink, and a black pudding viscosity. Formidable, meshed tannins – texturally honeycombed, without the honey!
Oak has entwined itself invisible. Yes, every barrel still new, and completion of fermentation off skins in barrel still Grange modus operandi. Integrated, measured … and clearly more than one sip required to gain an authentic ‘first-impression’.

Certainly a wine of its vintage. A Grange of 2015.

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$780.00 in any six

$780.00 per single bottle

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Superb accompaniment to many fine cuisine

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Every effort is made to ensure the current vintage is displayed, however variations can and do occur. If a specific vintage is required please contact Bayfield’s in advance of placing your order.

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Multi-regional blend, South Australia. From Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, Clare Valley, Magill Estate.

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