Penfolds Grange Shiraz 1985 1500ml » $1,199.90 (✔in stock) | Cellarit
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Penfolds Grange 1500ml Shiraz 1985 90 Wine Information Available 1 $1,199.90
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Wine Detail

Winery:Penfolds

Winery Region:Barossa Valley

Wine Name:Grange

Variety:Shiraz

Type:Red

Vintage:1985

Country:Australia

Robert Parker Rating:90

1985 Penfolds Grange Shiraz Red 1500ml

Notes In Stock Price Qty
Original Wood Box. Ullage: Very high shoulder 1 $1,199.90

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90 Points Robert Parker

Considered a more "restrained" Grange, this wine has balance but a somewhat foursquare/monolithic character with dry, astringent tannin in the finish, hence the question mark. The color is still a healthy dense purple, and the wine shows the tell-tale peppery, asphalt, earthy, creme de cassis characteristics, but the tannin seems to be increasingly problematic. As always, it is still a young wine, so the question that begs to be answered with time is, "Is it just unevolved and backward, or is it too tannic?"
Source: Robert Parker (eRobertParker.com) by Robert M. Parker, Jr. January, 2002

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