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Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon, Penfolds 1998

RegionAustralia
SubregionAustralia
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyCabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Qty Units Price IB GBP Per Score
Australia1998Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon, Penfolds

Non OWC, high fills, badly damp affected/damaged labels

BT0 \ 663,100.0012 6344.44445733333Bin 707 Cabernet Sauvignon, Penfolds0.7510
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Tasting Notes

Still very densely coloured with only the slightest brown hint on the very edge of the rim. Drenched in sweet coconut style oak on the nose. The fruit only comes through on the palate, and then only discreetly. In fact there is more leather and milk chocolate than fruit and it finishes with a wood varnish sort of persistence. I wouldn’t want to age this much further – it's venerable now, but the oak is becoming dominant.

17
Richard Hemming MW, JancisRobinson.com, March 2016
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