Stony Brook Pinotage 1998

This wine has toasty vanilla and lots of ripe plum and blackberry on the nose. It is well rounded and well structured with good, firm tannins and an excellent balance of upfront fruit and oak.

Chosen out of 27 Pinotages as the Oaks Club wine of the month, received 4 star rating in the Platter wine guide as well as Decanter Magazine.

variety : Pinotage [ Pinotage ]
winery : Stony Brook
winemaker : Nigel McNaught
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 6.0 g/l  

ageing : This wine will mature well over the next 3 to 4 years.

in the cellar : The wine was matured in 50% American and 50% French oak barrels for 11 months and was made to be an elegant, round wine with good ageing potential.

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