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.
||Block 42 – Kalimna Vineyard, Barossa Valley (SA).
||Fermentation completed in new American oak hogsheads. Approximately 13–18 months maturation in oak (300 litres).
||Stainless steel tanks with wooden header boards to submerge cap. Daily rack and returns.