SKU: PENSTHENSH18
St Henri is a time honoured and alternative expression of shiraz, and an intriguing counterpoint to Grange. It is unusual amongst high quality Australian red wines as it does not rely on any new oak. Released for the first time by Penfolds in the early 1950s (first commercial vintage 1957), it gained a new lease of life in the 1990s as its quality and distinctive style became better understood. Proudly, a wine style that hasnt succumbed to the dictates of fashion or commerce. St Henri is rich and plush when young, gaining soft, earthy, mocha-like characters with age. It is matured in an assortment of old large vats that allow the wine to develop, imparting minimal, if any oak character. Although a small proportion of cabernet may sneak into the blend, the focal point for St Henri remains shiraz.

Grape Variety

Shiraz

Region

Multi Region

Size

750ml

Wine Style

Red - big, bold, full-bodied

Palate

Toasted pumpkin seed flavours, tannin dry yet not puckering

Vintage

2018

Expert Review

Halliday Wine Companion - 97

Penfolds

Penfolds St Henri Shiraz 2018 (Gift Box)

$130.00
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22,620
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