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Mullineux Family Straw Wine 2016 (37.5cl)

 
Country: South africa
Region: Swartland
Type: Sweet
Producer: Mullineux
Bottle Size: 37.5cl
Vintage: 0

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Deep golden straw in colour, with a rich, viscous appearance. The nose and palate is a complex, enticing blend of dried peaches, apricots and marmalade, with savoury, nutty aromas of almonds, marzipan and honey. The intense mouth-feel is balanced by a clean, fresh and very long finish of dried apricots. The wine is best served chilled at 9 to 11 °C.


Tasting Notes

The secret to the Straw Wine is harvesting Chenin grapes at normal ripeness levels to capture a healthy acidity. The grapes are dried outside in the shade until they are half raisined, concentrating flavours, acidity and sugar into a super intense, but balanced treat. Fermentation is in old French barrels with indigenous yeasts and can last up to a year. The wine is bottled unfiltered and unfined.


Press Note:

2016 – 5 Stars Platter, 97 WA

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