Dark in color with a nice dark berry nose … On the mid palate the wine displays some nice elegant black cherries and black plums, along with some mocha. On the medium length finish the wine displays lovely dusty tannins and smooth acidity … nice and dry! Not a hint of errant minty or herbal notes! This is quite a nice wine, we paired it with filet mignon and it went REALLY well not as complex as some Bordeaux blends but good anyway. I would give it an 88 or so, for the money it’s worth grabbing a few, we went through two in night 😉 Damned evaporation, or as the country music song goes … There’s a whole in my bottle … From the LCBO web site, check stock:
The 2020 vintage of the Penley Gryphon is Cabernet Sauvignon with 30% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. It’s generous and rich, with ripe dark fruit, plum, cherry, vanilla, smoky oak and cloves. Enjoy it tonight with barbecue fare or cellar for another 6-8 years.
- Release Date June 18, 2022
- Alcohol/Vol 14.5%
- Made In South Australia, Australia
- By Penley Estate
- Sugar Content2 g/L2 gram per Litre
- Varietal Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Cabernet Franc