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Great Granges back to 1955
17 Oct 2008 by Jancis Robinson
These are the notes from an amazing recent tasting organised in London by MARC Fine Wines of a range of 22 top vintages of Penfolds Grange back to the legendary 1955. See Putting Grange back on the map for a detailed account of Grange and the event. These bottles confirmed that this is a great wine, though revealed that a certain amount of patience is required to appreciate it. I do not actively enjoy young Grange, I must admit, but can drool with the rest of them over mature bottles. Current Grange winemaker Peter Gago (pictured with yesterday’s tasting notes on some outstanding Penfolds 1990s included in yesterday’s...

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