Stony Brook Semillon 1998

This is a well balanced wine with the lemony freshness of the fruit being well integrated with the spicy oak flavours. The wine has a smooth, creamy texture, a full, rich middle palate and a lingering aftertaste. A must for Semillon lovers.


variety : Semillon | Semillon
winery : Stony Brook
winemaker : Nigel McNaught
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 3.8 g/l  pH : 3.23  ta : 7.0 g/l  

ageing : This wine should be at it's best within the next year and will mature well for another 2 to 3 years.

in the cellar : This is a well balanced wine with the lemony freshness of the fruit being well integrated with the spicy oak flavours. The wine has a smooth, creamy texture, a full, rich middle palate and a lingering aftertaste. A must for Semillon lovers. The grapes for this wine came from low-yielding, 70 year old bush vines and were picked at maximum ripeness. Fermentation took place in French oak barrels; with 50% being new and 50% used barrels; followed by 8 months of barrel maturation.

This Semillon goes exceptionally well with blackened fish, crayfish curry and other full flavoured seafood dishes.

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