Penfolds Bin 389 back to 1971


See also Max Allen's profile yesterday of one of South Australia's most exciting small-scale producers, Adelina – a top tip from Max.

I don't think I've ever seen Peter Gago blink. As chief winemaker for Penfolds since 2002, it must require superhuman effort not only to handle the responsibility of crafting some of Australia's most esteemed reds but also to travel the world for months on end to present his wines. This tasting of a vertical of their Bin 389 Cabernet Shiraz red was held in Paris in June this year, at which he revealed that he hasn't taken a...