Stony Brook Chardonnay 1998

A full-bodied, round wine with ripe melon and citrus fruit flavours together with the spicy oak character. Firm acidity gives the wine a good structure and pleasing aftertaste.


variety : Chardonnay | Chardonnay
winery : Stony Brook
winemaker : Nigel McNaught
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.7 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 7.3 g/l  

ageing : This wine still needs time in the bottle for complete integration of all the components and should be kept for another 1 - 2 years.

in the cellar : A full-bodied, round wine with ripe melon and citrus fruit flavours together with the spicy oak character. Firm acidity gives the wine a good structure and pleasing aftertaste. Fermentation for the Chardonnay was split with 60% of the wine fermented in French oak barrels (1st and 2nd fill barrels) and 40% in stainless steel tanks. Barrel maturation was for a further 10 months.

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