Mullineux

Syrah 'GRANITE'

Syrah 'GRANITE', Mullineux

Syrah 'GRANITE', Mullineux
  • 100% Syrah
  • Single parcel dry farmed dry land bush vines, planted in the late 80’s in the deep decomposed Granitic soil of the Paardeberg, which the Mullineux’s have worked with since 2008
  • Hand picked during the cool early morning
  • Whole bunches were put into an open top 500L French oak barrels and foot-crushed
  • Fermented with indigenous yeast and punch-downs were only done by hand to ensure gentle extraction
  • 4 week skin contact, to highlight and refine the natural tannin structure of the granite soils
  • Drained and pressed back to the same barrels for malolactic fermentation and maturation
  • Aged for 12 months in French oak 500L barrels, 50% new, followed by 10 months in 2000L Foudre
  • Bottled aged for 9 months prior to release

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Swartland
Appellation:
Swartland
Variety:
Syrah
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-MUL-21-19 6/750ml

Resources

Press & Reviews

Vinous Media
Score
94
Date
2021-11-30

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