Stony Brook The Max 2018
Stony Brook The Max 2018

    Stony Brook The Max 2018

    R 200.00


    With each vintage of The Max, the aim is to create a wine that has huge aging potential as well as round, rich flavours that allow the wine to be enjoyed in its youth. The 2018 vintage is a Bordeaux-style blend, made up of 38% Cabernet Sauvignon, 36% Cabernet Franc and 26% Merlot. All of the components were picked at full ripeness to ensure that the tannins, while firm and grippy, are also round and moreish. The three varieties were matured in a combination of 60% new and 40% second-and-third-fill French oak barriques for 26 months before blending and bottling.


    The nose offers dark chocolate, ripe cherry, cigar box, and caramelised blackberry aromas with a little red pepper, showcasing new-world fruit paired with old-world winemaking techniques. There is rich, concentrated red fruit on the palate, matched with big, well-integrated tannins and a bright, elegant finish, and just a hint of oak.

    Alcohol: 14%

    Platter Rating: 4.5 stars (93 Points)