Good winter rainfall provided optimal soil moisture profiles leading into spring. Drier conditions prevailed from September through to April, significantly below average. Spring provided ideal conditions for flowering and fruit set, while the business end of the growing season experienced some warm spells, with twelve summer days recorded above 35°C.
Healthy canopies shielded the fruit from the harsh sun, and with careful use of supplementary irrigation the grapes were able to ripen evenly. Quality was exceptional, with lovely varietal flavour and refreshing natural acidity
Fresh flavours of stone fruit, citrus and grapefruit pith. Creamy, crème brulee-like French oak lingers with a lovely flinty, wet stone/chalky acid line, closing out with an intriguing waxy phenolic finish.
At 33, Penfolds first Chief Winemaker Max Schubert dared to revolutionise Australian winemaking. Today, Penfolds celebrates his bold and passionate spirit with this tribute range of wines, Penfolds Max's. Each wine is polished and charming in character, expressing varietal cues and alluring fruit and structure.
|Drink From||2021||Drink To||2022|
|Special occasion, Fine Wine|
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