The success of Penfolds has been driven by the generations of visionaries and innovators. From the beginning in 1844 to today, the merging of science, art and innovation has driven Penfolds to become one of Australia’s most famed and respected winemakers. However, Max Schubert is the real architect of Penfolds success. In spite of being instructed to ignore his new Grange project, Max perceviered and ultimately it proved to become the most iconic Australian wine available. Grange is the wine that catapulted Penfolds to where it is today, the most known and celebrated name in Australian wine.
Penfolds white wine program, Bin 51 captures many of the attributes of the Eden Valley locale. The region’s high altitude and cool climate induces riesling with great finesse and elegance with a capacity for long-term cellaring. South Australia has gained worldwide recognition for producing world-class riesling and Eden Valley always features. In their youth, the wines possess scented floral and citrus aromas, with a mineral edge and marked natural acidity, contributing significantly to the palate texture and flavour.
An array of florals – white spring flowers and hints of fresh lime on the nose. A very lime – citrus driven palate augmented by just ripe Granny Smith apple, cucumber granita and traces of juniper berry. A vibrant riesling to enjoy alone of paired with an aromatic dashi.