Mullineux

Syrah 'IRON'

Syrah 'IRON', Mullineux

Grapes for the 2016 Mullineux Iron Syrah were sourced from a single parcel of 17-year-old organically-farmed, dry-farmed, bush vines on the rolling iron-rich soils west of Malmesbury. This parcel of Syrah gives the best expression of the “koffieklip” terroir – broadness and mid-palate. Whole bunches are put into open-top 500L French oak barrels and foot stomped to release some juice. Fermented with indigenous yeasts and left on the skins for four weeks, with pigeage once per day. The Syrah is aged twelve months in 500L French oak barrels, 25% new, and then an additional nine months in 2nd fill foudre. 10 months of aging in bottle before release. ABV 13.5%, pH 3.80. 236 cases produced.

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
South Africa
Region:
Swartland
Appellation:
Swartland
Variety:
Syrah
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-MUL-23-18 6/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
93
Date
2022-06-09
Vinous Media
Score
93
Date

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