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					Canterbury Wines                                                 Phone 0398305278 or 0403020439                                                         www.canterburywines.net


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1998 PENFOLDS BIN 95 GRANGE (1500ml)                                                                            !!                  $2250.00
REGION: VARIOUS, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
"The 1998 Grange will be legendary . A blend of 97% Shiraz and 3% Cabernet
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f o l l o w e d b y a n e x t r a o rd i n a ri l y i n t e n s e n o s e o f c r e m e d e c a s s i s i n t e r m i x e d wi t h
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c o l a a l s o e m e r g e . I t i s a s e a m l e s s e f f o rt w i t h s we e t t a n n i n , w e l l - i n t e g r a t e d a c i d i t y ,
s e n s a t i o n a l e x t r a c t , a n d l a y e r u p o n l a y e r o f b l a c k b e r ry a n d c a s s i s f r u i t t h a t s t a i n t h e
p a l a t e a n d f i l l t h e m o u t h . I t s h a rm o n y , f re s h n e s s , a n d r e m a rk a b l e l e n g t h (t h e f i n i s h
l a s t s n e a rl y a m i n u t e ) s u g g e s t a n a l l - t i m e c l a s s i c . A n t i c i p a t e d m a t u ri t y : 2 0 0 6 - 2 0 3 0 . "
Robert Parker, Wine Advocate - 99 points
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y o u ’ d e x p e c t . I n s h o rt , i t ’ s c u r v a c e o u s b u t c o n s i d e r e d ; i t ’ s f u l l o f s a t u r a t e d , p l u m m y
fruit that somehow has proven almost totally porous to the best -ofthe-best new
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y e t t h e re ’ s a n a r r a y o f f ru i t f l a v o u rs a l r e a d y s h o wi n g : b ri g h t , c r u s h e d c ra n b e rr y , d e n s e
b l a c k b e r ry , l i c o ri c e , ra i s o n s , w o o d s p i c e a n d a h i s s o f b l u e b e r ry , wi t h a s p i t - a n d - p o l i s h
o f s w e e t s m o k y m i l k c h o c o l a t e f l a v o u r c a r ri e d t h ro u g h o u t . I t ’ s l i k e a b i g g e r v e rs i o n o f
t h e 1 9 9 8 S t H e n ri , w i t h o a k a l o t l e s s p ro m i n e n t t h a n y o u ’ d e x p e c t – i t ’ s a s e ri o u s l y
m o u t h w a t e ri n g w i n e , o o z i n g p o w e r a n d i n t e l l i g e n c e . D ri n k : 2 0 1 2 - 2 0 2 6 . " Ca m p b e l l
M a t ti n s o n , W i n e f r o n t M o n t h l y – 9 8 p o i n ts
" U l t r a - ri p e G r a n g e o f u n p r e c e d e n t e d a l c o h o l i c s t re n g t h , wh o s e d e e p , d a rk r e d c o l o u r i s
e d g e d w i t h ru b y . S t e e p e d i n c o n c e n t ra t e d , t a r ry a ro m a s o f i n t e n s e b l a c k b e r ri e s , p l u m s
a n d p ru n e s , i t ’ s l a c e d w i t h s p i c e s i n c l u d i n g c i n n a m o n , c l o v e s , n u t m e g a n d wh i t e
p e p p e r. R e v e a l i n g a d e n s i t y a n d t h i c k n e s s o f b l a c k , b ri a ry a n d p a r t i a l l y d e h y d r a t e d
f r u i t u n l i k e a n y p re v i o u s G ra n g e , i t e a s i l y c a rri e s i t s v a n i l l a / c o c o n u t o a k , b u t l e a v e s a
d i s t i n c t l y w a r m a n d s p i ri t y i m p re s s i o n o n t h e p a l a t e . N o o t h e r G r a n g e d o e s t h i s . T h i s
i s a n e x c e l l e n t w i n e , b u t o n l y t i m e w i l l t e l l h o w i t d e a l s wi t h i t s o b v i o u s a l c o h o l i c
s t r e n g t h a n d p a r t i a l d e h y d r a t i o n / o v e r - ri p e n e s s . D ri n k 2 0 1 8 - 2 0 2 8 + . " J e r e m y O l i v e r –
97 points
" T h e h y p e a n d a s t ro n o m i c a u c t i o n p ri c e s f o r t h e I m p e ri a l b o t t l e s o f t h i s g r e a t wi n e a re
a l r e a d y p a rt o f h i s t o ry . D e e p p u r p l e - re d , i t o o z e s b l a c k b e r ry , b l a c k c u rr a n t a n d l i c o r i c e
f r o m e v e ry p o re , t h e p a l a t e a s u m p t u o u s l y s m o o t h v e l v e t c u s h i o n o f s m a l l b l a c k f r u i t s .
I t w i l l o u t l i v e a n y o n e w h o c a n a f f o r d t o b u y i t . B e s t D ri n k i n g : 2 0 1 0 - 2 0 4 0 . " J a m e s
H a l l i d a y - 9 7 p o i n ts
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