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1993 Penfolds Grange Hermitage

AUSTRALIA / SOUTH AUSTRALIA /
abv 14.0%
  • 91 WA
  • 95 WS
  • Variety
    Syrah
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SKU: 56060-1993

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$375.00

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 91

    1993 was a very light harvest because of excessive rainfall and mild growing conditions. This wine performed well, although it would not appear to have the nuances of the finest vintages of Grange. The wine, a blend of 86% Shiraz and 14% Cabernet Sauvignon, has an opaque purple color, a sweet nose of black currants intermixed with cedar, and earthy, almost truffle-like notes intermixed with some camphor. The wine is full-bodied, dense, somewhat monolithic, but very concentrated, powerful, and long.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 95

    Dark, peppery and earthy overtones add substance to this chewy, remarkably complex red wine. It delivers a ripe core of plum and dried currant, then branches out, hinting at anise and mineral on the finish. Approachable now, but oh what a future this has. 937 cases imported.
    Author: Harvey Steiman
  • Self | Rating: 96

    Great Grange. Beautiful fruit, with cherries, strawberries and kirsch on the nose and evolves into leather, smokeyness and cigarbox qualities. Excellent. Has years 15+.
    Author: Peter B
Over the past 40 years, Penfolds has earned its reputation as Australia's premier red wine producer and has played a large part in putting Australian wines on the world map. Over the past five years, winemaker Peter Gago has been instrumental in keeping Penfolds at the top of the Austrailian wine industry. Penfolds Grange, the estate's flagship, is characterized by its rich texture, complexity, and concentrated fruit. Penfolds's entire collection spans across many styles and labels including Penfolds Super Premiums, Special Bin Range, Cellar Reserve Range, Bin Range, Thomas Hyland Range, Koonunga Hill Range, Rawson's Retreat Range, and Fortified Wines.

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 473 bottles owned
  • 127 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 96
    (Out of 127 collectors)