2020 Mullineux Signature Old Vines White Blend

Swartland South Africa

Medium-Bodied

£30.00 now, and £30.00 on the 15th of each month

Wonderful white blend from this award-winning South African winery

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First payment: 15th October 2022

SKU: Mullineux 2020 Categories: ,

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    Rich, balanced and fresh

    Grape Variety

    74% Chenin Blanc , 8% Clairette, 7% Viognier , 6% Grenache Blanc , 2% Semillon Gris, 2% Viura, 1% Verdelho

    Sweetness

    Dry

    Alcohol

    14.0%

    Winemaking

    Sustainable, Vegan, Vegetarian

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    Flavour Characteristics

    Apricot Apricot

    Blossom Blossom

    Grapefruit Grapefruit

    Honey Honey

    Lemon Lemon

    Mango Mango

    Nectarine Nectarine

    Peach Peach

    Sweet spices Sweet spices

    Founded by Chris and Andrea Mullineux in 2007, this winery is now one of the most lauded in South Africa. Named ‘Winery of the Year’ four times by the Platter Guide in 2014, 2016, 2019, and 2020. They chose the town of Riebeek-Kasteel, just west of Malmesbury in the Swartland, 25 miles north of Cape Town, for its old vineyards on granite and schist soils.  Swartland now ranks as the Cape’s most exciting wine district with outstanding Chenin Blanc and Syrah produced.

    This white blend is made of grapes from seven, sustainably farmed parcels from across the Swartland. The age of the vines, and the granite content in the soil, results in a concentrated, complex wine.  This wine has a floral nose with notes of orange blossom, apricots, mandarins and cardamom. The richly textured palate is balanced by a fresh, vibrant, acidity and flavours reminiscent of peach, grapefruit and hints of spice.

     

    How to serve it

    Lightly Chilled

    Pairs well with

    Sushi.  Creamy fish or chicken dishes.

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