Soljans Estate Barrique Reserve Kumeu Pinotage (2019)

The youthful 2019 vintage (4*) was estate-grown at Kumeu, in West Auckland, and matured for a year in French oak casks. Deep ruby, with a fragrant bouquet, it is medium-bodied and slightly earthy, with fresh, generous berry, plum and spice flavours, and a fairly firm finish. Showing good complexity, it should be at its best mid-2023+.

Details

Type: Red Wines
Variety: Pinotage
Vintage: 2019
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $32 NZD
Sweetness: DRY
Value for Money: –V

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

When to drink: 2023

Reviewed July 2022

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