2016 Mullineux Family Wines "Granite" Chenin Blanc Swartland South Africa SKU #1375599

Price: $89.99

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Winemaker's Notes: "Grapes for our Granite Chenin were sourced from 2 parcels of sustainably farmed old vine, dry farmed Chenin Blanc bush vines planted in the decomposed Granite soils of the Paardeberg. The Vineyards are 38 and 42 years old. These very deep decomposed Granite soils tend to produce wines with great acidity and a flinty, stony aromatic profile. The Granite Chenin tends to exhibit a fantastic natural acidity that balances out the texture and mid-palate that all Swartland white wines possess. The nose is flinty with some stone fruit and citrus aromatics. 94 POINTS Tim Atkin: The Mullineux’s Granite Chenin comes from two very different Swartland parcels, which contribute richness and cooler elegance respectively. Appley, fresh and stony, with subtle baking spices, some beeswax and a backdrop of older oak and a leesy texture.

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