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2013 Penfolds RWT Shiraz

2013 Penfolds RWT Shiraz

$214.90

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FWDC 97/100 Andrew Caillard Huon Hooke 95/100 Tyson Stelzer 95/100 Robert Parker Wine Advocate 95/100
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2013 Penfolds RWT Shiraz

FWDC 97/100 Andrew Caillard Huon Hooke 95/100 Tyson Stelzer 95/100 Robert Parker Wine Advocate 95/100

Description

First released from the 1997 vintage, RWT (stands for Red Wine Trial) was made as a counterpoint to Grange in and is crafted from Barossa fruit and aged in 100% French oak (as opposed 100% American oak for Grange). The free run juice and skins also finish fermentation in barrel. Often underestimated and lost in the shadow of Grange and St. Henri this 2013 is the best RWT I've tasted since the inaugural 1997 release. Don't be surprised to see numerous high 90's ratings emerge for this exceptional Shiraz.

Smells

Complex array of floral, plum, liquorice and spice aromas combining with cedary, brambly oak notes.

Tastes

Very creamy and elegant palate replete with dense layers of dark fruits infused with nutmeg, anise, chocolate and spicy oak. Firm tannin and a cocoa powder like texture embrace the rich and powerful flavours that finish with cool freshness. RWT has truly come of age as a style and will mature and keep for 30-50 years if professionally stored.

BrandPenfolds

RegionSouth Australia

VarietalShiraz

Size750ml

Vintage2013

CountryAustralia

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