Bin 620 Coonawarra Cabernet Shiraz

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1966 Bin 620 Coonawarra Cabernet Shiraz is one of the most famous wines of the 1960s. Similar vintage conditions inspired Penfolds to make 2008 Bin 620 Coonawarra Cabernet Shiraz, an homage wine.
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Origin1966: Sharam’s Block and Block 20 (Cabernet Sauvignon), Coonawarra. 2008: Blocks 5, 10 and 20, Coonawarra.
MaturationFermentation completed and then maturation for 12 months in new American and French oak hogsheads (300 litres).
FermentationStainless steel tanks with wooden header boards to submerge cap. Temperature maintained at less than 22°C. Daily rack and returns.
VarietyCabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz.
First Vintage1966.
98 points2013 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion (Australia) Bin 620 Cabernet Shiraz 2008