2018 Penfolds Bin 704 Napa, CA
The mirror image of its Australian Bin 407 stablemate, Penfolds Bin 704 Cabernet Sauvignon seeks to showcase California fruit through the lens of Penfolds winemaking tradition. Mindful of regional nuances and regional essence, it redefines all that Napa Valley Cabernet can be.
N O S E
Savory expressions lead the charge in the form of carpaccio-style red meats, seared beef with a mild pepper crust, bay leaf, and wild thyme. Following is a Penfolds soul of Black Forest cake, glazed cherries, and dark chocolate.
P A L A T E
Dark Cabernet fruits transfer from the nose to the palate with a silk-like flow. Animated and lithe yet still somewhat restrained, it has a humble personality but with the quiet conviction of Napa.
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