Mullineux Family, Syrah
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Mullineux Family, Syrah - 2015

Item # 27223 750mL
$36.96/ Single Bottle
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$443.52 $399.17/ Case of 12
Grape Variety

Production Methods



Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

A finely tuned, perfumed Syrah, struck with black pepper, smoky blackberries, field herbs laid over a silky texture. Full and spicy, clean with a fresh acidity, this is the wine to convert your tastebuds to South Africa's potential. The Syrah on this wine gains its pretty feminine characteristics from clean farming on granite based slopes. Serve as you would an Old World wine, at cellar temperature and decant if you wish.

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Staff Pick Notes

Ok. Here it is people; I have a pick for your choicest cuts of lamb seasoned to perfection with herbs such as thyme, rosemary, garlic, salt and pepper! Take this marinated beast and and put it on that grill! This wine will deliver soft fruits with silky texture that meld perfectly with those flavorful juices. Also the fine acidity will wash you taste buds clear and ready for the next bite. This wine is produce sustainably and as natural as possible in the Swartland region of South Africa. It is also representative of the shales, granite and sandstone on which the vineyards are sourced. Complex aromas of boysenberry, mixed peppercorns, bacon and olive. Cheers!


About the Producer

Swartland, South Africa Mullineux is a small, highly focused family winery producing hand crafted wines from the granite, shale and schist based terroirs of the Swartland Region of South Africa. Andrea and Chris Mullineux are the proprietors. Chris was born in Cape Town, raised in Johannesburg. For 5 years he managed the vineyards and cellar of up a boutique organic winery in Tulbagh. Chris...

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