Patrick Estate P Series Cabernet Shiraz 2014 ~ Coonawarra, South Australia
GOLD Winner - AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge (2013 vintage)
TOP 40 - Winestate Best Buys (2013 vintage)
91/100 - Wine Showcase Magazine (2013 vintage)
9.2/10 Max Crus – Grape Expectations (2013 vintage)
GOLD - Australian Small Winemakers Wine Show 2018 (2013 vintage)
BRONZE - Rutherglen Wine Show 2018 (2013 vintage)
BRONZE - Limestone Coast Wine Show 2018 (2013 vintage)
BRONZE - National Cold Climate Wine Show 2018 (2013 vintage)
4 Stars - Winestate
Max Crus - "The P-Series is asking for it, and with a 2013 birthday its almost old enough to have a licence. Refreshingly different and delightfully mature for a new release" (2013 Vintage)
The Winemaker - "This wine is rich & generous, showing cherry, violet and a hint of pepper spice. It has integrated structure & chocolate oak complexity with fruitcake flavours." Pat Tocaciu is a famous South Australian name due to his AFL football exploits in Adelaide and his legacy in the wine industry. Today Pat's son, Luke, is producing wines of varietal and regional excellence. Coonawarra is the most important wine region within South Australia, credited with producing some of the best red wines in the entire country, and often described as Australia's most famous terroir. (2013 Vintage)
Patrick's of Coonawarra was founded by Patrick Tocaciu; one of Australia's leading wine (and AFL football) figures. Patrick's reputation for producing exceptional wine earned him many international accolades for the major labels he worked as Chief Winemaker, including; Tollana, Penfolds, and Hollick Wines. Patrick's distinguished reputation continued with the establishment of his own Patrick of Coonawarra Estate label. The wines are built on the solid foundation of extensive estate vineyards: 36 hectares in Coonawarra and 42 hectares in Wrattonbully. The Wrattonbully plantings contain shiraz, sauvignon blanc, and some of the riesling. All of the cabernets is grown in Coonawarra. The Estate is now managed by his eonologist son, Luke who continues the tradition of producing wines of varietal and regional excellence.
Coonawarra is the most important wine region within South Australia, credited with producing some of the best red wines in the entire country, and often described as Australia's most famous terroir.