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2015 Penfolds Maxs Shiraz Cabernet South Australia

Penfolds Max’s Shiraz Cabernet is a tribute to former Chief Winemaker Max Schubert 1948-1975, a legend in Penfolds history. Max’s constant pursuit of excellence paved the way for those who followed in his footsteps and also allowed the status and heritage of Penfolds to grow. A more approachable Penfolds style at release –ideally shelf to glass, save the cellar.
$25.00 per Bottle
$300.00 per Case
Vintage 2015
Varietal Red Table Wine
Appellation South Australia
Size 750 ml
Tasting Notes
Beetroot fruit. Roasted Mediterranean vegetables. Textured by assertive tannins that provide counter-balance to the sweet fruit. Oak provides cedar, toast, char & dark liquorice and exotic spices.
Vineyard Notes
Autumn and winter rainfall were above the long-term average. Rain stopped abruptly in early August with only light showers observed throughout spring.Low top soil moisture halted canopy growth early in the season giving vines an open canopy. A significant rainfall event in early January was a defining moment, giving the vines a much needed boost during veraison. February brought weekend heat spikes, pushing mean maximum temperatures well above the average resulting in early ripening and harvest.
 
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