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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Mullineux

Region:

South Africa

Appellation:

Swartland

Grape Type:

Syrah/Shiraz

Schist, Syrah, Swartland, 2016

6x75cl £305.00

7 cases, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

The Schist Syrah is full bodied packed with suave dark fruit, silky blackberries, blueberries and redcurrants. On the palate the darker soils seem to impart an almost Christmassy spice to the mid-palate and creamy blackcurrant flavours. This is cloaked in stylish beautiful fruit cut through with supple tannins and a salty, savoury finish. Aged for 12 months in French oak 500L barrels, 25% new followed by 9 months in second fill foudre from a vineyard on the Roundstone farm.

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