The Penfolds Bin 8 Shiraz Cabernet 2020 features aramas of chocolate Tiramisu and coco powder on the nose is very alluring. Dark chocolate custard, blue and black berries and exotic baking spices compete for attention. Shiraz playing a dominant role on the aromatic spectrum. The palate showcases boysenberry ice-cream flavours flesh out the sumptuous palate, bolstered by Moroccan tagine spices and cumin roasted pumpkin. Earthy spices are rounded out by an invigorating red currant succulence. Tannins are powdery clearly showing the influence of cabernet sauvignon. A very focussed wine with plenty of flesh ably supported by well-integrated oak.
Colour: Deep youthful red.
Nose: An instantly recognizable Cabernet Shiraz aromatic propulsion with Cabernet notes more prominent than Shiraz at this stage. i.e. black olive, graphite and red-berried fruits.
Palate: Vibrant, with excellent grip, ripe, varietal Cabernet apparent and rhubarb, red-fruits and red jelly-crystal notes, verging toward a good, old-fashioned summer trifle treat. Palate bound by integrated oak and compliant tannins.
Alcohol percentage | 14.5%
Brand | Penfolds
Country of origin | Australia