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2006 Penfolds Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: Penfolds Wines penfolds.com   details
Appellation: South Eastern Australia - Australia
Type: red
Varietal: Shiraz - Cabernet Sauvignon
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$11.00
Alcohol %: 13
 
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Tasting Notes:
tasted: February 17, 2008 , Mike
91 points "Color: deep; Nose: complex; Sweetness: dry; Finish: persistent; Shiraz 78%, Cab Sauv. 22% taste dark berry, chocalate, currant, peppery nose, light tobacco, spice and berry. Finish persistant with oak lingering." Best -2013
tasted: July 11, 2008 , Trey McAdams
"Friday night dinner"
tasted: August 1, 2008 , csword
3 stars "Color: dark; Nose: fragrant; Aromas: buttery; Acidity: crisp; Body: tannic; Finish: medium; Overall: rich; Harsh at beginning. Smooth aftertaste. Mediocre, but not fantastic. Worth the price, and would recommend to someone with a better pallete probably."
tasted: August 16, 2008 , from a member
3 stars "Color: dark; Nose: complex; Aromas: black berry; Acidity: supple; Sweetness: dry; Body: medium-bodied; Finish: medium; Overall: easy; " Best 2009-2010
tasted: March 30, 2009 , Terry Miller
"solid great for the price serve at large meals and lot's of people don't need to save for special event for sure"
tasted: September 7, 2008 , Livermore
2.5 stars
tasted: September 14, 2008 , Matt Bertz
3.5 stars
tasted: October 26, 2008 , Warren Shafer
3.5 stars
tasted: October 28, 2008 , Jessie Anderson
"Color: dark; Nose: intense; Aromas: spicy, black berry; Acidity: lively; Sweetness: dry; Body: medium-bodied; Finish: persistent; Overall: bold; "
tasted: January 12, 2009 , from a member
"dissapointed this is not up to its rating and never will be"
tasted: January 26, 2009 , EvieSuger
4.5 stars "Overall: pleasant; "
tasted: February 1, 2009 , April Falwell
3.5 stars
rated: April 16, 2008 , WA
91 points "Wine Advocate Review The Cabernet and Shiraz blends begin with the 2006 Shiraz (70%) Cabernet Sauvignon (22%) Koonunga Hill. Purple-colored, the wine offers meaty black currant, blackberry, and blueberry aromas. On the palate the wine exhibits remarkable focus and structure for its humble price. The fruit is grapy and primary as well as intensely flavored. It should evolve for several years and drink well through 2022 if not longer. It is a fantastic value. Wine Tasting Notes Deep red. The nose shows notes of sweet dark plum fruits, red berries and white fruit cake aromatics. Complex spice and pepper aromas arise almost instantly upon the initial pour. There is a mocha/ coffee and vanilla lift stemming from the balanced well integrated use of seasoned oak. The palate is bright and substantial. This wine has a medium bodied, solid structure with generous dark chocolate and berried flavors and obvious, grainy tannins. The fleshy, sweet core of fruit and flavor seemingly effortlessly facilitates impressive length. " Best 2008-2022
rated: June 15, 2008 , The Wine Advocate erobertparker.com
91 points Best 2008-2022
rated: August 23, 2008 , ebernazzani
2.5 stars
rated: December 20, 2009 , kim de vliegher
91 points Best 2007-2017
rated: September 29, 2013 , Bengt Nylén
3 stars
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