1966 Penfolds Grange Hermitage


1966 Penfolds Grange, rated 97Pts Jeremy Oliver, this is a great Penfolds Grange! Passed Penfolds Red Wine Clinic 2022.

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The 1966 Penfolds Grange is regarded as an “A” Grade Grange. The 1966 Penfolds grange won 4 gold medals and 5 other medals at Australian shows between 1969 and 1980. The 1966 Penfolds Grange was labelled Bin 71, Bin 72 and Bin 95. An ideal and dry growing season (rated 9/10) allowed fruit to ripen and Penfolds Winemakers produced a great Grange. This vintage is considered by many to be an outstanding Penfolds Grange.

The 1966 Penfolds Grange is made from 88% Shiraz, 12% Cabernet Sauvignon. Fruit for the 1966 Penfolds Grange was sourced from the Kalimna Vineyard, Magill Estate and vineyards located in the Barossa Valley and Morphett Vale.

Rewards of Patience – sixth edition. The 1966 Penfolds Grange is medium deep brick red in colour. A very classical Grange with archetypal Penfolds wine structure. Beautiful opulent dark chocolate/meaty/prune/dark fruit/ graphite flavours and silky loose-knit tannins. The wine finishes sweet and long. A rich, seamless and satisfying wine which still has plenty of time ahead.