New from Penfolds.
Penfolds has debuted a new Special Bottlings range with two fortifieds, including one that was distilled with the Chinese spirit Baijiu. Lot 518 Spirited Wine with Baijiu ($150) and Lot 1990 Pot Distilled Single Batch Brandy ($450) are unique additions to the wider Penfolds collection, with Special Bottlings designed to showcase different releases. Fortified and spirits winemaker
James Godfrey says his brief for the range was that any new releases had to be good, but also surprising.