Lot 174

PENFOLDS GRANGE 1998 (6) 98+ WA


PENFOLDS GRANGE 1998 SOUTH AUSTRALIA. A WINE THAT FLIRTS WITH PERFECTION, AND SHOULD RIVAL THE 1986 AS ONE OF THE LEGENDARY GRANGES PRODUCED, THE 1998 HAS ONE OF THE HIGHEST ALCOHOL CONTENTS (NEARLY 15%) AS WELL AS ONE OF THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGES OF SHIRAZ IN THE BLEND (97%). ITS STUNNING PURPLE COLOR IS ACCOMPANIED BY EXCEPTIONALLY SWEET AROMAS OF BLACKBERRY LIQUEUR INTERMIXED WITH BARBECUE SPICES, AN ENDEARING, SMOKY EARTHINESS, PEPPER, ROASTED MEATS, AND COFFEE. HUGE, MASSIVE, UNCTUOUSLY TEXTURED, AND EXTRAORDINARILY YOUTHFUL, THIS IMPRESSIVE WINE IS A CANDIDATE FOR PERFECTION. IT SHOULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE OVER THE NEXT THREE DECADES. DRINK 2009-2039 98+ WA 6 BTS. PER LOT $3,000 - $3,600




Price Realised: $2880



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