Penfolds Coonawarra ‘Claret’ Shiraz Cabernet (bonus with Bin range)

No token giveaway, and no looming blockbuster, either, this is a proper, serious take on the great Australian red blend – my kind of wine! Coonawarra shiraz takes a confident lead here (more than three-quarters of the blend), in all of its peppery, plummy, crunchy, tangy glory, gliding into those finely honed, firmly structured, textural Penfolds tannins. French and American oak, large and small format, old and new, nestles its dark chocolate comfortably into the background. Not for sale, you can only land this big bot as a bonus on six bottle buys from selected independent retailers. You know you want one.