Deep crimson color. Lifted blackcurrant fruit with notes of green olive, capers and savory spice. A medium-bodied wine offering dark varietal berry fruits. The oak is subtle and well integrated adding nuances of bay leaf and mixed spice whilst the tannins are plush and chalky, framing the generous fruit mid palate and leading to a long savory finish.
Premium Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from South Australia have been selected to maintain these three key characters. The wine has excellent structure and length and while it is ready for drinking now, it will gain further complexity with short term cellaring.
Penfolds Koonunga Hill has established itself as one of Australia's favourite names in premium red wine. Since the first vintage in 1976 of Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet, the collection's reputation has been built upon its quality, value and consistency.