Penfold Koonunga Hill Shiraz 750mL

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Description

Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz is a popular red wine produced by Penfolds, one of Australia's most renowned and respected wineries. It is part of the Koonunga Hill series, which aims to offer high-quality wines at a more accessible price point. The grapes for Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz are sourced from select vineyards across South Australia, including regions such as the Barossa Valley, McLaren Vale, and the Clare Valley. These regions are well-known for producing excellent Shiraz wines, and the diverse sourcing allows for the expression of different terroirs and flavor profiles in the final blend. In the glass, Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz typically displays a deep garnet or ruby color, hinting at its concentration and depth. On the nose, it offers enticing aromas of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, along with notes of black pepper, spice, and subtle hints of oak. When it comes to taste, this Shiraz delivers a rich and full-bodied palate. It showcases flavors of blackberry, dark cherry, and blackcurrant, with a touch of chocolate and spice. The wine's tannins are often smooth and well-integrated, providing structure and balance. Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz is known for its approachable and fruit-forward character. It can be enjoyed in its youth, offering immediate pleasure, but also has the potential to develop further complexity with some additional cellaring. This Shiraz pairs well with a variety of dishes, including grilled meats, roasted vegetables, hearty stews, and aged cheeses. Its versatility makes it suitable for casual gatherings and everyday enjoyment.

Place of origin

Australia

Tasting Notes

COLOUR Deep crimson with ruby red hues NOSE A primarily fruit driven nose, with lovely notes of raspberries, red cherries, cranberry, and blackcurrants. From the baker, black forest cake, vanilla sponge and hints of dark Dutch cocoa powder. Further inspection reveals spice notes, paprika, turmeric and white pepper with a meaty charcuterie aroma providing further enticement. PALATE Sweet plush fruit, raspberry, cranberry, black currant, black forest fruits. The acidity is fresh and lively on the palate with a juicy finish. Flavours of charcuterie and fine grained tannins add structure and balance that carries the fruit well

Product Details

Varietal Shiraz
Alcohol By Volume 14.5
Standard Drinks 8.6
Closure Screw cap
Country of Origin Australia
Region South Australia
Bottled in Australia

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