Penfolds Grange Shiraz 1997 1500ml » $1,090.00 (✔in stock) | Cellarit
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Penfolds Grange 1500ml Shiraz 1997 94 Wine Information Available 1 $1,090.00
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Winery:Penfolds

Winery Region:Barossa Valley

Wine Name:Grange

Variety:Shiraz

Type:Red

Vintage:1997

Country:Australia

Robert Parker Rating:94

1997 Penfolds Grange Shiraz Red 1500ml

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1 $1,090.00

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94 Points Robert Parker

The 1997 Grange (a blend of 96% Shiraz and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon) looks to be a classic Grange, although slightly softer and more forward than the backward 1996. The saturated purple-colored 1997 offers a gorgeously sweet nose of blackberry liqueur, cherries, camphor, chocolate, plums, and mocha. The wine is opulently-textured, extremely soft, layered, and seductive, with Grange''s tell-tale personality well-displayed, but in a seamless, seductive style. This is a superb Grange that can hold its own against the more heralded 1996. Anticipated maturity: 2005-2022.
Source: Robert Parker (Wine Advocate) by Robert M. Parker, Jr. January, 2002

94 Points James Halliday

Medium to full red, with just a touch of purple remaining; powerful, complex dark fruits, chocolate and savoury lemon/vanilla oak on the bouquet, then a similarly powerful palate where earth and chocolate join the chorus of flavours promised by the bouquet; persistent tannins, of course. It's hard to suggest this will be regarded as a great Grange in 20 years or so, but it is nonetheless in the mainstream of Grange style. Drink to 2022.
Source: James Halliday. June, 2002

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