Wine tasting note: 1996 Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz

1996 Penfolds Bin 128 Coonawarra Shiraz

26th Feb 1999 Australia Table Red

[Tasted Blind]
Very deep, purple/red, gradually paling - some maturity. Viscous.
Dense, peppery, black fruit and plum nose - more development than the Bin 28 but needs time.
Full bodied with soft, spicy fruits, lots of ripe tannin, some acidity and a layer of palate-masking alcohol.
[Guess: US Syrah - slightly dull due to high alcohol level - will this open out? UKP 10-15]

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