Penley Estate Steyning Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
Get ready to be seduced by this contemporary Coonawarra cabernet! Evocative and enticing with fragrant aromas of blackcurrant, blood plum and anise. Complex medium-bodied wine with layers of dark chocolate, black olives and toasty French oak. Everything about this dark beauty just draws you in. Vibrant fruit flavours give this wine plenty of lift and its length is bolstered by brooding savoury tannins.
You’ll fall in love with this easy drinking wine as quickly as Reginald and Judith’s (creators of Penley Estate) romance blossomed. Enjoy it now or cellar for a few years in order to reward yourself with evolved flavours.
AWARD & ACCOLADES
This is a delightfully ripened, medium-bodied Cabernet, its balance faultless, blackcurrant fruit to the fore.
This nose on this wine is dense and after some time in glass reveals appealing ripe blackberry and raspberry fruit, drying violets, mint and a savory, earthy mushroom and soy sauce aroma. The palate is big and the tannins have power. They’re fine grained and chewy but not chunky. The fruit is sweet but lifted, not jammy. Drink now with time in decanter for the next 10 years. CHRISTINA PICKARD