If you’re looking for characterful everyday drinking, then look no further than the new Force Majeure wines from Johan ‘Stompie’ Meyer – no enzymes, yeast or acid added.
Force Majeure Chenin Blanc 2016
Wine Cellar price: R100 a bottle
WO Swartland. 5% skin contact and 11.5% abv. The nose shows a floral top note before white peach and naartije. Fruity upfront before a gently savoury finish.
Force Majeure Red Blend 2016
Wine Cellar price: R115
WO Swartland. 43% Syrah, 16% Pinotage, 15% Grenache, 8% Mourvèdre and 5% Cinsaut. Carbonic maceration on the Syrah and 11% abv. Cherries and plums on the nose plus hints of fynbos and earth on the nose. The palate is light bodied with fresh acidity and pleasant tannic grip.
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