Continue shopping
Brown Brothers

Patricia Chardonnay 2017

$45.00

5 Awards/Critics’ Notes
Product not in wishlist

In stock

It is a complex, reserved yet crisp wine with considered cool climate acidity, oak and incredible length.

Description

Vineyard Region: Tasmania and Yarra Valley
Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol: 12.5%
Colour: The wine shows a vibrant straw colour with a slight green hue.
Aroma: The nose is complex with aromas of stone fruits, citrus and roasted cashews.
Palate: The palate is elegant with fresh stone fruit and citrus characters complimented with a well-balanced acidity provided by the cool climates vineyards.
Peak Drinking: Until 2024

Recommended food pairings: For the warmer months the 2017 Patricia Chardonnay would be perfect with BBQ calamari with fresh seasonal herbs. During the cooler months, try it with a porcini mushroom risotto with fresh truffle shavings. It is also the perfect accompaniment to a ripe brie cheese and slices of fig.

Growing Conditions: The fruit was harvested during March and April of 2017 at baum√© levels ranging from 12.0 to 13.0. The fruit was hand-picked and whole bunch pressed to minimise phenolic extraction.

Winemaker: Tom Wallace

Winemaking notes: All components completed fermentation in barrel and to add complexity 100% of the wine underwent malolactic fermentation. The wine spent 9 months in a combination of new (29%), and seasoned French oak barriques with the lees continually stirred to ensure complexity and refinement. The wine was bottled with an alcohol of 12.5%.

1 Award

  1. 2019 Royal Hobart Wine Show

    Gold

Critics’ tasting notes

  1. “Excellent Mod-Oz chardonnay. Complex aromas, grapefruit, white flowers, nectarine, subtle burnt match and flint. Plus a palate that is pure, polished and seamless. Textured like glass, the lemon citrus acidity providing great length.”

    95/100

    Halliday Wine Companion 2020 12/08/2019

  2. “A very complex and complete aroma. The palate is beautiful, with great energy and juiciness. Delicate lemon and white peach flavours. A well-made wine of subtlety and complexity.”

    95/100 

    Toni Paterson 15/04/2019

  3. “Melon, grapefruit, flinty with a mineral style. Tasty oak and fleshy fruit with refreshing, lingering acidity. A generous, well-structured Chardonnay.” 

    93/100

    International Wine Challenge 2019 08/05/2019

  4. “The colour is surprisingly light, the bouquet is fresh and young, undeveloped and subtly complex, with shaved-almond and subtle honey-nougat nuances. The palate is refined and intense, bright and reserved but showing good tension and length and promise for further development. It’s still very tight and restrained and I suspect it will richly reward a year or two’s cellaring. (Tasmania & Yarra Valley grapes)”

    92/100

    Huon Hooke 30/03/2019

Delivery Information

All our products are shipped from our Winery in Milawa, VIC.

Zone (defined by postcode) Fastway AusPost
Albury/Local Area $12.00 $15.00
Melbourne $16.00 $12.00
Sydney, ACT $12.00 $20.00
NSW, VIC Country $16.00 $22.00
Adelaide, Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast $16.00 $16.00
QLD Country $16.00 $28.00
Tasmania, Perth $25.00 $30.00
SA Country $30.00 $30.00
NT, Country WA $59.00 $36.00

Delivery ETA: 3 to 10 business days pending postcodes

For more about deliveries check out our FAQ