Block 42 Kalimna Cabernet Sauvignon

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Block 42 Cabernet Sauvignons are an important fragment of the Penfolds story. They are magical wines, steeped in nineteenth-century Barossa Valley heritage, and possess ‘an ethereal dimension and saturated blackness on the palate’. The next release will be dependent on a bit of luck, ideal weather conditions and the right parcels of fruit.
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OriginBlock 42 – Kalimna Vineyard, Barossa Valley (SA).
MaturationFermentation completed in new American oak hogsheads. Approximately 13–18 months maturation in oak (300 litres).
FermentationStainless steel tanks with wooden header boards to submerge cap. Daily rack and returns.
VarietyCabernet Sauvignon.
First Vintage1953.