2007 Penfolds, bin 28, Shiraz, Kalimna, Australia
Tasted blind, with WSET tasting group.
Appearance: clear, medium(+) ruby with clear legs
Nose: clean, medium(+) and developing notes of blackberries, raspberry, tobacco, sweet spice and oak vanilla. A little forrest floor and pebber as well.
Palate: dry with medium(+) acidity and medium amount af mature soft tannins. Medium(+) alkohol, medium body, medium(+) intensity. Notes of red currant, raspberry, tobacco, sweet spice, earthy minerallity. Not that complex, but with nice fruity balance and medium length.
Conclusion: good, drink now will not improve, mid priced. Guess wall well out in the forrest in northern Italy. Didn’t seem sweet or clumsy enough to be Australian. Didn’t have enough pebber or bacon to guess in that direction. Must say it’s a very polished wine, easy to drink with very low personality and edge.…