Created by the legendary Max Schubert - creator of Penfolds Grange - Bin 389 is often referred to as 'Poor Man's Grange' or 'Baby Grange', in part because components of the wine are matured in the same barrels that held the previous vintage of Grange.
Created by the legendary Max Schubert
Colour Deep red.
Nose Fresh, expressive wine with all the hallmarks of a 'Baby Grange'; lovely inky blackberry, meaty, cedar, graphite aromas.
Taste Dense, rich, generous, sweet-fruit flavours, underlying malt oak and slinky, chocolate tannins. This is a very great vintage with incredible fruit power and energy.
Food matches Rack of lamb.
Region Major parcels from Barossa Valley (including Kalimna Vineyard) and Padthaway, with smaller parcels from McLaren Vale, Bordertown, Coonawarra.
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