2012 Penfolds Bin 707. Penfolds Bin 707 is a cabernet sauvignon and it is made precisely the same way as Penfolds Grange. The best fruit, new American oak Hogsheads 300Ltrs, multi reginal – multi vineyard fruit selection and only made in great years. The first vintage of Penfolds Bin 707 was 1964. The wine wasn’t made from 1970 to 1975 because the fruit was used in other Penfolds wines. Bin 707 is only made in vintages when the fruit is of the highest standard, it wasn’t made in 1981, 1995, 2000, 2003 or 2011 because required style and quality of fruit wasn’t available. Bin 707 is a full bodied wine with proven cellaring potential, it is considered one of Australia’s best cabernet sauvignon’s and it is extremely sought after by Chinese wine collectors.
2012 was a great vintage across all of Australia and produced a magnificent Bin 707. Load up and put it away in the cellar for a couple of decades.