Mullineux

Syrah 'SCHIST - Roundstone'

Syrah 'SCHIST - Roundstone', Mullineux

Syrah SCHIST  Roundstone Mullineux
  • A single parcel of sustainably farmed 21 years old vines planted in the stony Shale and Schist soils of The Roundstone Farm on the Kasteelberg
  • This parcel of Syrah gives the best expression of the Kasteelberg’s terroir – density and structure
  • Grapes were first chilled in our cold room then the whole bunches were put into open- top 500L French oak barrels and foot stomped to release some juice.
  • Minimal SO2 was added and, as with all our wines, no further additions were made.
  • After about 4 days, fermentation began with indigenous yeasts and lasted about 10 days.
  • A further four weeks of skin contact was given after which the wine was drained and pressed to barrel for malolactic fermentation and maturation.
  • Aged for 12 months in French oak 500L barrels, 25% new, followed by 9 months in 2nd fill foudre. 9 months of aging in bottle was then given before release
  • Bottled unfiltered and unfined

Info

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

Sizes Available

Full Bottle ZA-MUL-22-18 6/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
95
Date
2022-06-09
Vinous Media
Score
94
Date

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