Penfolds Bin 798 RWT Shiraz Red Wine 2015 75cl
Penfolds RWT Bin 798 2015 Shiraz Red Wine 75cl presents admirable alternative to the multi-regional sourcing and American oak maturation that are hallmarks of Grange, expressing instead, single region Barossa Valley shiraz matured only in French oak. The initials RWT stand for ‘Red Winemaking Trial’, the name given to the project internally when developmental work began in 1995. Naturally, now no longer a ‘Trial’ RWT Shiraz was launched in May 2000 with the 1997 vintage. Its style is opulent and fleshy, contrasting with Grange, which is more muscular and assertive. RWT is made from fruit primarily selected for its aromatic qualities and lush texture. The result is a wine that helps to redefine Barossa shiraz at the highest qualityRead more...
The nose is a freshly sliced panforte – date, fig, with dried and fresh blue fruits that become more apparent upon sitting. Immediately recognisable cedary French oak -synergised by the liberation of sweet Moroccan spices and a propulsion of dried roasted almond.
|ABV (% vol)||14.5|
|Wine Style||Full bodied|
|Wine Region||Barossa Valley|