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JOURNEY TO G3: A SOMMELIER’S INCREDIBLE WINE JOURNEY TO AN UNLIKELY PLACE & A DREAM REALIZED

Written by Ariel



IN OCTOBER OF 2017, PENFOLDS UNVEILED A LIMITED BOTTLING CALLED THE PENFOLDS G3 TO THE WORLD DURING AN INTIMATE GATHERING OF 40 PEOPLE IN HONG KONG – I WAS ONE OF THE INVITED FEW.
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THE PENFOLDS G3 is a blend of 3 vintages of their flagship wine, the Penfolds Grange – 2008, 2012, & 2014. It was the first time in history the Grange had been altered, yet alone blended together to create the “essence of the Grange style, distilled.” Chief winemaker Peter Gago spearheaded the project and unveiled it go a group of 40 who came together for one night in Hong Kong to collectively taste the wine – the first and only time the wine will ever be publicly tasted in a group that size. With only 1200 bottles produced and price tag of $3000 per bottle, the wine is the rarest and most exclusively Penfolds has ever made.
I consider myself lucky to have been a part of the event and to be able to share my story of how this wine forever changed my life.
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Ariel

Lawyer, Musician, Serial Careerist, Amateur Chef, Papercut Survivor. Is this water dry?.

7 Comments

  • I am intrigued by wine and everything it stands for. I can feel your passion through the screen on my little iPhone and I appreciate it more than you know. Please don’t stop what you are doing.

  • Incredimazing video! Loved it!  You were at the Liang Yi Museum tasting the G-3 on my birthday. Happy 2018, Amanda! .. Kevin

  • This was incredible!! Thank you sharing your journey & thoughts! Wine does attack your senses unlike anything else— it does become a part of you!! You are also right about the endless amounts of knowledge (that has been the most fun part for me anyway) Happy 2018!!

  • Excellent. ….Your best video yet….Thats for your service….I'm glade to take the ride with u only if u keep driving. …keep taking us deeper and deeper down the vine….Great Job…thanks again….

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