Wine Penfolds "Grange", 2005

98 194 rub.
Ratings and Awards
WS 97
RP 97
JH 96
W&S 91
58 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes


Wine of deep, almost impenetrable dark garnet color.


Deep, complex flavor of the wine in the first place, it is emphasized notes of plum in the middle reveals hints of rhubarb, anise, fennel, chocolate liqueur. The finish is long, with sweet and sour fruit tones and strong tannins.


The aroma of wine at once mesmerizing tones dense colas, red and dark fruits combined with an array of sophisticated shades due to exposure - vanilla, oak and chocolate. Then taste explodes nuances of honey, bacon, peat and nutmeg. After decantation appear attractive tone volcanic earth and underbrush.


Wine matches perfectly with red meat, especially beef, as well as game and mature cheeses.

Interesting Facts

The first vintage of wine "grunge" was made ​​on an experimental basis in 1951. The impetus for its production of Max Schubert was the trip to France, after which the winemaker decided to create a wine that would be able to compete with the best Bordeaux wines not only taste characteristics, but also the potential exposure. Initially, efforts were met Schubert number of difficulties and ridiculed by their peers. But winemaker did not retreat. Today wine "Grange", expressing the unique Australian style, recognized as one of the greatest wines in the world, each vintage is looking forward to the whole world. Wine is officially listed as a "Heritage Icon of South Australia", which until 1990 even mentioned on the label, and the wine was called "Grange Hermitage" .

"Grunge" in 2005 - one of the most powerful, uncompromising vintages, perfectly balanced, with a very smooth, almost polished texture and hard core. The creators of "grunge", 2005 state that "the first sip of this wine welcomes second sip claims third asks to obey." Wine was created from a small crop, received this year from the Barossa Valley (88%) and from the Valley and McLaren Kunavorry. Weather conditions in 2005 were extremely favorable for the growth of vines. The crop was harvested early, two weeks earlier. Warm and dry weather prevailed during the harvest of grapes, berries were ripe, with exceptional taste and excellent structure. After fermentation, the wine is aged for eighteen months in new American oak barrels. The unique structure of the wine will help keep it more than a decade, the peak of the wine in the bottle will come in approximately 2020-2035 years.


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