Mullineux Straw Wine 2017

By , 10 August 2018

Mullineux Straw Wine 2017

Dynamite comes in small packages.

What to say about the Straw Wine 2017 from Andrea and Chris Mullineux? In a word, it’s massive. From a 37-year-old block of Chenin Blanc on the Kasteelberg and a 40-year-old block on the Paardeberg, grapes are harvested at normal ripeness and then left to dry for two to four weeks, before being fermented and matured for 12 months in old barrels.

The nose shows hay, dried apricot and honey while the palate is very sweet and thick textured, tangy acidity lending balance. If you’re one of those people who believe more is more, then this is for you.  Alc: 9.5%, RS: 307g/l, TA 11.3g/l, pH 3.54.

Editor’s rating: 91/100.

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