2009 Penfolds Shiraz St Henri

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  • Syrah
  • 750ML
  • WS 94
  • IWC 93
  • WE 93

Reviews for 2009 Penfolds Shiraz St Henri

WS 94
Wine Spectator - Wine Spectator, August 2013
Supple, offering nubby tannins around a gorgeous core of currant and pomegranate, the flavors floating easily into the long, expressive finish, hinting at green tea and guava as the finish rolls on serenely. Shows... Supple, offering nubby tannins around a gorgeous core of currant and pomegranate, the flavors floating easily into the long, expressive finish, hinting at green tea and guava as the finish rolls on serenely. Shows intensity without density, coming together seamlessly. Drink now through 2025. 815 cases imported. –HS
IWC 93
Stephen Tanzer's IWC - Stephen Tanzer's IWC, July 2013
(includes 3% cabernet sauvignon; no new oak): Deep ruby. Highly perfumed aromas and flavors of cassis, cherry, licorice and rose pastille. Suave and open on entry, then taut, dense and seamless, offering sweet cherry... (includes 3% cabernet sauvignon; no new oak): Deep ruby. Highly perfumed aromas and flavors of cassis, cherry, licorice and rose pastille. Suave and open on entry, then taut, dense and seamless, offering sweet cherry compote, chewing tobacco and spicecake flavors that are lifted by harmonious acidity. Finishes with very suave, fine-grained tannins and impressive, mineral-driven persistence. - Josh Raynolds
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast - Wine Enthusiast, February 2014
Because St. Henri is aged exclusively in large, mostly neutral oak vessels, it often requires more time to come around than Shiraz aged in barrel. The 2009 is tight and reticent on the nose, while showing hints of... Because St. Henri is aged exclusively in large, mostly neutral oak vessels, it often requires more time to come around than Shiraz aged in barrel. The 2009 is tight and reticent on the nose, while showing hints of boysenberry, black olive and roasted meat on the palate. Full bodied, rich and firm in structure, with a long, amply textured finish, it needs a few years in the cellar, and should last at least through 2030.