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Brown Brothers

Winemaker’s Series Shiraz 2019


7 Awards/Critics’ Notes
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Even our winemakers have favourites. This Shiraz from Heathcote has been selected for this special range because it’s a Shiraz with a flavour quite unique. This powerful and generous wine has rich dark berry flavours, plenty of spice and long, fine tannins for a smooth finish.

92 points Halliday Wine Companion


Vineyard Region: Heathcote
Wine Analysis: Alc/Vol: 14.5%
Colour: It boasts a vibrant purple colour.
Aroma: Aromas of dark fruits especially blackberry with hints of spice and white pepper.
Palate: The spice follows through to the palate creating an elegant balance to the powerful dark fruit flavours. The tannins are fine grained and well integrated.
Peak Drinking: Until 2025

Recommended food pairings: This wine would work beautifully with a sesame beef and snow pea stir-fry on classic ramen noodles. Or why not try homemade tagliatelle with smoked eggplant and tomato. And for cheese, an aged pecorino with lavosh.

Growing Conditions: The grapes for this wine were grown in the Heathcote region of Central Victoria. The fruit was harvested from late February to late March at a range of baumé levels from 14.5 to 15.

Winemaking notes: This wine was matured in French and American oak barrels, of which 20% were new, for 12 months. The wine was bottled with an alcohol of 14.5%. Vegan-friendly.

6 Awards

  1. 2022 Halliday Wine Companion

    Jeni Port 13/08/2021 92 points

  2. 2021 Rutherglen Wine Show

    01/10/2021 Silver Medal

  3. Decanter World Wine Awards 2021

    Silver Medal

  4. 2021 Victorian Wine Show

    17/12/2021 Silver Medal

  5. 2021 Perth Royal Wine Show

    03/09/2021 Bronze Medal

  6. 2022 KPMG Sydney Royal Wine Show

    05/08/2022 Bronze Medal

Critics’ tasting notes

  1. “Brown Brothers has always been proud of the work of its small kindergarten winery in developing small batches of interesting/alternative varieties. The Winemaker’s Series gives winemakers the chance to keep small parcels of wine separate. This one is a real charmer, plummy and approachable right now, adorned in brilliant purple hues and Heathcote lifted aromatics, anise and dried herbs. The seasoning (via both French and American oak) is nicely downplayed. Lively and fresh, it’s a wine made for the table.”

    Jeni Port 13/08/2021

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