Lot 175

PENFOLDS GRANGE 2001 (6) 98+ WA


PENFOLDS GRANGE 2001 SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 2001 IS UNDENIABLY ONE OF THE TOP EXAMPLES OF THIS WINE. AT THIS STAGE, IT APPEARS TO ECLIPSE THE 1998 AND 1996. INKY/BLUE/PURPLE TO THE RIM, WITH A STUNNING PERFUME OF BLUEBERRIES, BLACKBERRIES, CHOCOLATE, GRAPHITE, AND EARTH, IT BOASTS GOOD ACIDITY, HUGE TANNINS, MAGNIFICENT CONCENTRATION, AND A MULTILAYERED, TEXTURED MOUTHFEEL. IT IS A BIG, BUT IMPECCABLY WELL-BALANCED SHIRAZ THAT SHOULD SHED SOME OF ITS STRUCTURE AND TANNIN OVER THE NEXT 4-5 YEARS, AND BE AT ITS BEST BETWEEN 2010-2030+. OCTOBER 2016 98+ WA 6 BTS. (OWC) PER LOT $2,600 - $3,200




Price Realised: $3240



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