Penfolds, Grange, 2002

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

Penfolds, Grange, 2002

Barossa Valley, South Australia, Australia

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Grape Varietes: Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Style: Sophisticated Spicy Reds Winemaker: John Duval Optimum Drinking: 2017-2050 Reviewer Rating: 98 Reviewer: Robert Parker Code: 102439 Alcohol: 13.5% Fill Level: In neck Label Quality: Excellent condition - in owc with original tissues
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Penfolds Grange 2002 comes from a truly excellent vintage in South Australia - a spectacularly rich, multi-layered beauty for the long-haul.

The Grange is one of Australia's finest and most famous wines, officially listed as a heritage icon of South Australia: a wine of extraordinary dimension and power. It has maintained its place as Australia's most prestigious red wine over four decades, and each vintage is eagerly awaited by collectors both in Australia and overseas.

 

Reviews

"Lithe, almost subtle, this is a dense, powerful wine that plays its plum and currant fruit against deft nuances of pepper, coffee and sassafras. Finishes with vibrant acidity that elevates the fruit and spice. A graceful wine that needs cellaring to grow into itself." Wine Spectator

"...sourced from 77.5% Barossa Valley and 22.5% from McLaren Vale. Included in the blend is 1.5% Cabernet Sauvignon. It spent 17 months in 100% new American oak. Opaque purple, it gives off an ethereal bouquet of violets, saddle leather, blueberry, blackberry, pencil lead, and chocolate. This is followed by a full-bodied wine with tremendous concentration, multiple layers of flavor, ripe tannins, and great balance. Thick and rich, with a 60-second finish, it will slowly blossom over the next 15-20 years and provide pleasure through 2050. It is a legend in the making!" Robert Parker