Babich The Patriarch

Babich's flagship red - all class!

Babich The Patriarch

2018, Hawkes Bay New Zealand
  • Babich's flagship red in honour of Josip Babich (founder and first bloke to release a wine under the family name back in 1916)
  • Dark, rich red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Merlot with massive cellaring potential of up to 15 years!
  • Aged for 21 months in French oak
  • Available in a stunning Babich banded gift box
RRP $115


Head of the family, leader of the tribe, the big MacDaddy, call him what you will but Babich Wines wouldn’t be around if it wasn’t for Josip Babich.

Croat born Josip moved to NZ in 1910 and by 1916 he was selling the first Babich wine (labelled “Babich Brothers”). Almost 100 years on and the Babich name is still going strong.

The modern day Babich bunch have dedicated their flagship label to Josip and called it their “Patriarch”. This is a label only released in the very best of vintages, from low yielding vines for maximum quality, entirely hand-picked fruit from their “Irongate” Gimblett Gravels vineyard, hand plunged, the works.

From a stunning 2018 Hawke’s Bay vintage, this blend of 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 32% Malbec and 11% Merlot is a dark, rich red that has some serious cellaring potential of around 15 years or so!

  • 14.5%
  • 750ml
  • Cork
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