Max's Shiraz Cabernet
SKU 223725
฿ 889/ 750ml
Penfolds Max’s Shiraz Cabernet is a tribute to former Chief Winemaker Max Schubert 1948-1975, a legend in Penfold's history. Max’s constant pursuit of excellence paved the way for those who followed in his footsteps and also allowed the status and heritage of Penfolds to grow. A more approachable Penfolds style at release – ideally shelf to glass, save the cellar. GRAPE VARIETY 70% Shiraz, 30% Cabernet VINEYARD REGION Wrattonbully, Padthaway, McLaren Vale, Upper Adelaide, Barossa Valley. WINE ANALYSES Alc/Vol: 14.5%, Acidity: 6.7 g/L, pH: 3.62 MATURATION 12 months in new French (4%) and American oak (2%), and seasoned French (58%) and American oak (36%). COLOUR Dark red with a purple core NOSE Complex, leafy with olive fruit and dried oregano. PALATE Beetroot fruit. Roasted Mediterranean vegetables. Textured by assertive tannins that provide counter-balance to the sweet fruit. Oak provides cedar, toast, char & dark liquorice and exotic spices.