Kay Brothers Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Cabernet Sauvignon from Australia

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Item No. 39921
  • red wine
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

Blockbuster Canernet Sauvignon from Australia. Blended together and placed in American oak barriques for 18 month wood maturation. Once bottled the Cabernet was allowed to settle for 4 months prior to release. It is a typical dense vibrant coloured Kays red with abundant rich berry flavours and balancing tannins.

"The outstanding 1999 Cabernet Sauvignon (100% Cabernet Sauvignon aged primarily in old wood) is a formidably concentrated, highly extracted, opaque ruby/purple-colored effort revealing notes of cassis, leather, earth, and spice. With a sweet attack as well as mid-palate, and a long, powerful, moderately tannic finish, it will be at its finest between 2004-2014."
-Robert Parker, The Wine Advocate

Learn About Kay Brothers Map ItMap It

Established in 1890 by Australian born brothers Herbert & Frederick Kay, it is the oldest McLaren Vale winery still in the hands of the founding family, with Herbert's grandson Colin Kay continuing the family winemaking tradition. Bordering St. Vincent's Gulf, 24 miles south of Adelaide, the Kay Brothers McLaren Vale vineyards grace the rolling foothills of the Southern Mt. Lofty...

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Learn About Other Australia

With a landmass the size of the US, Australia has just as many appellations. Many wines are simply labeled from their state of origin. Some of these are the most popular: New South Wales - home to Sydney and other tourist destinations, New South Wales has a smaller focused wine growing region, but many wines are a blend of these smaller appellations and so are deemed New...

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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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