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Beautiful wine!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOrder from the Largest \u0026amp; Most Trusted Premium Spirits Marketplace! \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFeatured in\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eROLLING STONE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMEN'S JOURNAL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUS WEEKLY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNOTICE:\u003c\/strong\u003e Many other small liquor store sites may end up cancelling your order due to the high demand, unavailability or inaccurate inventory counts.  We have partnerships consisting of a large network of licensed retailers from within the United States, Europe and across the world ensuring orders are fulfilled.   \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eProducer:\u003c\/b\u003e Penfolds\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRatings: \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eWA\u003c\/span\u003e | 94  \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eJS \u003c\/span\u003e| 93\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVintage: \u003c\/b\u003e2018\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eSize:\u003c\/b\u003e 750ml\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eABV:\u003c\/strong\u003e 14.5%\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVarietal:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCountry\/Region:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Australia, South Australia\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eDetailed Description\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDense and taut, with a mouthful of cedary tannins, showing off cigar box, dried herb and powdery espresso notes. The fruit flavors are smooth and reminiscent of kirsch, framboise and huckleberry jam, with a hint of black walnut liqueur coming in on the finish. Beautiful wine!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWine Advocate:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The 2018 802.A Superblend is a mix of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon and 32% Shiraz, all raised in 100% new American oak for 22 months and blended just prior to bottling. With components drawn from several of South Austrralia's premium growing regions (led by Barossa and McLaren Vale), this is a full-bodied, lush wine that finishes with driving tannins and a long, velvety finish.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJames Suckling:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Dense and taut, with a mouthful of cedary tannins, showing off cigar box, dried herb and powdery espresso notes. The fruit flavors are smooth and reminiscent of kirsch, framboise and huckleberry jam, with a hint of black walnut liqueur coming in on the finish, where the tannins clamp down further, yet luckily the flavors are equally intense. 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In addition, a wide range of grape growers are also used, both in the core South Australian regions and further afield, particularly for Chardonnay. 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With components drawn from several of South Austrralia's premium growing regions (led by Barossa and McLaren Vale), this is a full-bodied, lush wine that finishes with driving tannins and a long, velvety finish.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJames Suckling:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Dense and taut, with a mouthful of cedary tannins, showing off cigar box, dried herb and powdery espresso notes. The fruit flavors are smooth and reminiscent of kirsch, framboise and huckleberry jam, with a hint of black walnut liqueur coming in on the finish, where the tannins clamp down further, yet luckily the flavors are equally intense. Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nPenfolds has extensive vineyard holdings located across the various winegrowing regions of South Australia. Some of these are among the most iconic properties in the country, including Magill Estate, and the Kalimna and Koonunga Hill vineyards in the northern Barossa.The Woodbury estate in the Eden Valley is planted entirely to Riesling where a cooler climate is well-suited to the variety. In comparison, the Coonawarra estate is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz on the terra rossa soil type that the region is famous for. This clay-based soil type has remarkably good drainage characteristics and is found in numerous other wine regions throughout the world, most notably La Mancha in Spain. In addition, a wide range of grape growers are also used, both in the core South Australian regions and further afield, particularly for Chardonnay. In total, around 220 different sources contribute to production. \u003cbr\u003e"}

2018 | Penfolds | Superblend 802-A

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Red Wine: 2018 | Penfolds | Superblend 802-A

Dense and taut, with a mouthful of cedary tannins, showing off cigar box, dried herb and powdery espresso notes. The fruit flavors are smooth and reminiscent of kirsch, framboise and huckleberry jam, with a hint of black walnut liqueur coming in on the finish. Beautiful wine!

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Producer: Penfolds

Ratings: WA | 94  JS | 93

Vintage: 2018

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14.5%

Varietal: Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon

    Country/Region: Australia, South Australia

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      Dense and taut, with a mouthful of cedary tannins, showing off cigar box, dried herb and powdery espresso notes. The fruit flavors are smooth and reminiscent of kirsch, framboise and huckleberry jam, with a hint of black walnut liqueur coming in on the finish. Beautiful wine!

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        • Wine Advocate: The 2018 802.A Superblend is a mix of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon and 32% Shiraz, all raised in 100% new American oak for 22 months and blended just prior to bottling. With components drawn from several of South Austrralia's premium growing regions (led by Barossa and McLaren Vale), this is a full-bodied, lush wine that finishes with driving tannins and a long, velvety finish.
        • James Suckling: Dense and taut, with a mouthful of cedary tannins, showing off cigar box, dried herb and powdery espresso notes. The fruit flavors are smooth and reminiscent of kirsch, framboise and huckleberry jam, with a hint of black walnut liqueur coming in on the finish, where the tannins clamp down further, yet luckily the flavors are equally intense. Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.

        Producer Information

        Penfolds has extensive vineyard holdings located across the various winegrowing regions of South Australia. Some of these are among the most iconic properties in the country, including Magill Estate, and the Kalimna and Koonunga Hill vineyards in the northern Barossa.The Woodbury estate in the Eden Valley is planted entirely to Riesling where a cooler climate is well-suited to the variety. In comparison, the Coonawarra estate is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz on the terra rossa soil type that the region is famous for. This clay-based soil type has remarkably good drainage characteristics and is found in numerous other wine regions throughout the world, most notably La Mancha in Spain. In addition, a wide range of grape growers are also used, both in the core South Australian regions and further afield, particularly for Chardonnay. In total, around 220 different sources contribute to production.

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