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Mullineux Quartz Chenin Blanc “Leliefontein” 2019

R575.00

Grapes for our 2019 QUARTZ Chenin were from a single parcel of sustainably farmed 38 years old vines planted in a quartz kloof on the Kasteelberg. This parcel of Chenin gives This parcel of Chenin gives the best expression of the quartz terroir on the Kasteelberg – fresh minerality.

This wine is lemon-straw in colour, with a mineral character on the nose and hints of oatmeal, ripe citrus and spice. There are notes of white peach, oatmeal and almonds on the creamy palate which finishes with a fresh, lemon-pithiness. Best served at about 12 °C, this wine will show optimally if decanted when drunk within the first 3 years after bottling. Ageing potential 10-20 years.

6 in stock

Description
Mullineux was established in 2007, when Chris and Andrea Mullineux settled in the Swartland wine region, 60 kilometers north of Cape Town. Within a very short time period the winery established itself as one of South Africa’s most celebrated wine brands, both locally and on the international front. By 2020 the winery had received thirty 5-star ratings from Platter’s South African Wine Guide, as well as being awarded  Platter’s Winery of the Year an unprecedented 4 times in 2014, 2016, 2019 and 2020.

In addition, Andrea was named Wine Enthusiast’s 2016 International Winemaker of the Year and in 2016 Chris & Andrea were Tim Atkin’s South African Winemakers of the Year.

Additional Information
Producer

Andrea Mullineux

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