Penfolds Wines

Penfolds Wines

17 products
    17 products
    Penfolds Cellar Reserve Chardonnay 2018
    Penfolds
    €47,00
    Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz 2019
    Penfolds
    €45,00
    Penfolds Bin 407 Cabernet Sauvignon 2020
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    €85,00
    Penfolds Bin 311 Chardonnay 2019
    Penfolds
    €35,50
    Penfolds Cellar Reserve Tempranillo 2018
    Penfolds
    €47,00
    Penfolds Cellar Reserve Sangiovese 2018
    Penfolds
    €47,00
    Penfolds Cellar Reserve Grenache 2018
    Penfolds
    €47,00
    Penfolds Bin 389 Shiraz Cabernet 2020
    Penfolds
    €95,00
    Penfolds Yattarna Chardonnay 2019
    Penfolds
    €225,00
    Penfolds St Henri Shiraz 2012
    Penfolds
    €129,00
    Penfolds Cellar Reserve Pinot Noir 2018
    Penfolds
    €47,00
    Penfolds Bin 150 Marananga Shiraz 2018
    Penfolds
    €75,00
    Penfolds RWT Bin 798 Shiraz 2016
    Penfolds
    €200,00
    Penfolds Bin 2 Shiraz Mataro 2017
    Penfolds
    €35,00
    Penfolds Max's Shiraz Cabernet 2017
    Penfolds
    €30,00
    Penfolds Bin 51 Riesling 2019
    Penfolds
    €35,00

     

    Australia's wine industry is renowned worldwide for its diverse terroirs, innovative winemaking techniques, and rich history. Among the names that stand out in this vibrant landscape, Penfolds holds a special place. Established over a century ago, Penfolds has not only shaped the Australian wine industry but has also left an indelible mark on the global stage with its exceptional wines, visionary winemakers, and a legacy steeped in tradition and innovation.

    A Journey Through History

    The story of Penfolds begins in 1844 when Dr. Christopher Rawson Penfold and his wife Mary established a vineyard in Magill, South Australia. Initially intended for medicinal purposes, the vineyard soon gained a reputation for producing wines of remarkable quality. The Penfolds' commitment to excellence laid the foundation for what would become one of Australia's most iconic wineries.

    Over the decades, Penfolds expanded its vineyard holdings across South Australia, acquiring prime parcels of land in regions such as Barossa Valley, Clare Valley, McLaren Vale, and Coonawarra. Each of these regions contributes unique characteristics to Penfolds' diverse portfolio of wines, showcasing the richness and diversity of Australian terroir.

    The Vineyards: Terroir and Diversity

    Penfolds' vineyards are strategically located in some of Australia's most renowned wine regions, each chosen for its distinct terroir and microclimate. These vineyards not only ensure a consistent supply of high-quality grapes but also enable Penfolds' winemakers to craft wines that reflect the unique characteristics of each region.

    • Magill Estate Vineyard: The historic heart of Penfolds, located in Adelaide's foothills, where the original Penfolds winery still operates.

    • Barossa Valley: Known for its powerful Shiraz and richly textured Cabernet Sauvignon, the Barossa Valley vineyards contribute to some of Penfolds' most iconic wines, including the famous Grange.

    • Coonawarra: Renowned for its terra rossa soil, which imparts a distinctive minerality to the wines, Coonawarra is where Penfolds sources its Cabernet Sauvignon grapes.

    • McLaren Vale: With its Mediterranean climate, McLaren Vale is ideal for growing Shiraz and Grenache, contributing to Penfolds' range of bold and expressive red wines.

    • Adelaide Hills and Clare Valley: These regions are known for their cool-climate varieties such as Chardonnay and Riesling, adding finesse and complexity to Penfolds' white wine offerings.

    GRANGE HERMITAGE

    Grange’s reputation as one of the world’s most celebrated wines continues to grow today. On its 50th birthday in 2001, Grange was listed as a South Australian heritage icon, while the 2008 Grange vintage achieved a perfect score of 100 points by two of the world’s most influential wine magazines. With every new generation of Penfolds winemakers, Max Schubert’s remarkable vision is nurtured and strengthened.

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    Winemaker - Peter Gago

    The Art of Winemaking: Tradition Meets Innovation

    At the heart of Penfolds' winemaking philosophy is a deep respect for tradition coupled with a spirit of innovation. Each vintage is a testament to the skill and dedication of Penfolds' winemakers, who meticulously craft wines that balance fruit intensity, structure, and complexity.

    Penfolds' Chief Winemaker, Peter Gago, has been instrumental in upholding and advancing this legacy of excellence. With over 30 years of experience at Penfolds, Gago has earned international acclaim for his meticulous approach to winemaking and his unwavering commitment to quality.

    Under Gago's guidance, Penfolds continues to push the boundaries of winemaking innovation. The iconic Penfolds Grange, for example, is a testament to this spirit of innovation. First created in 1951 by Max Schubert, Grange is Australia's most celebrated wine, blending Shiraz with a touch of Cabernet Sauvignon to create a wine of unmatched depth and complexity.

    The Wines: A Portfolio of Excellence

    Penfolds' diverse portfolio encompasses a range of wines, each crafted to showcase the best of Australian terroir and winemaking expertise:

    • Penfolds Grange: The flagship wine, often described as Australia's "first growth," is a powerful Shiraz-Cabernet blend that exemplifies Penfolds' commitment to excellence and innovation.

    • Bin Series: Including wines such as Bin 389 (often called "Baby Grange" for its Shiraz-Cabernet blend) and Bin 707 (an iconic Cabernet Sauvignon), the Bin Series represents the pinnacle of Penfolds' regional blending mastery.

    • Icon & Luxury Collection: Featuring wines like Penfolds RWT Shiraz, St. Henri Shiraz, and Yattarna Chardonnay, this collection showcases single-region expressions and varietal purity.

    • Cellar Reserve Range: Offering limited-release wines crafted from exceptional vintages and meticulously selected vineyards, the Cellar Reserve Range embodies Penfolds' commitment to craftsmanship and quality.

    Awards and Accolades

    Penfolds' wines have consistently garnered international acclaim, earning prestigious awards and accolades year after year. The recognition from critics, connoisseurs, and wine competitions underscores the exceptional quality and craftsmanship that define Penfolds' wines.

    • International Wine Competitions: Penfolds has been awarded numerous trophies and medals at prestigious competitions such as the Decanter World Wine Awards, International Wine Challenge, and Wine Spectator's Top 100.

    • Robert Parker's Wine Advocate: Penfolds regularly receives outstanding ratings for its wines, with many vintages achieving scores of 95 points or higher.

    • Hall of Fame Induction: In 2019, Penfolds was inducted into the South Australian Hall of Fame, recognizing its significant contribution to the state's wine industry and cultural heritage.

    Penfolds stands as a testament to the power of vision, dedication, and craftsmanship. From its humble beginnings in the mid-19th century to its status as a global icon of winemaking excellence, Penfolds has consistently set the standard for Australian wines. With its diverse vineyard holdings, visionary winemakers, and an unwavering commitment to quality, Penfolds continues to create wines that inspire and endure, leaving an indelible mark on the world of wine.