Brown Brothers Patricia Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2001

Cabernet Sauvignon from Victoria, Australia

Price: $35.99
Item No. 86643
  • WE88

Winemaker's Notes

The Patricia line from Brown Brothers is a tribute to Patricia Brown, beloved matriarch of the Brown family and mother of John, Peter and Ross Brown, all of whom are actively involved in the winery today. Patricia's professional and personal contributions to the company throughout the years, together with her love of family, have helped make this family business the success it is today.

Production Area
Victoria, Australia

Grape Varieties
88% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Petit Verdot, 4% Shiraz, 1% Mondeuse

Vinification
Following malolactic fermentation, different parcels of the wine spend varying time in new oak; between 12 and 15 months. A range of oak types are used, with 84% in French oak barriques, 13.5% in American oak barriques and puncheons and 2.5% in Russian oak barriques. The wine is bottled with an alcohol of 14.3%, a pH of 3.55 and an acid level of 6.5 gr/l

Color
Deep ruby red

Bouquet
Aromas of red summer berries and cassis

Taste
Intense, ripe Cabernet flavors of mulberry and blueberry, combined with nuances of oak and firm but fine tannins

Serving Suggestions
Outstanding with grilled meats, beef or venison in a rich red wine reduction sauce and aged cheddar or parmesan cheese served with walnut bread

Learn About Brown Brothers

At a time when several leading Australian wineries have been taken over by multinational corporations, Brown Brothers, one of the country's oldest, wine producers, remains family owned and operated. Four generations of wine-producing Browns, long admired for their top quality varietal wines, have not rested on their laurels. Without compromising its heritage or experience, the...

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Learn About Victoria

From stickies to Pinot Noir, Victoria is varied in its wines. The southernmost state of Australia, Victoria is third in wine production, after South Australia and New South Wales. The state is home to Yarra Valley as well as other cool climate growing regions, and yet, it also houses the regions of Rutherglen & Glenrowan. These two areas are hot and dusty and famous for their...

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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon

(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...

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