|Winery:||Mullineux Family Wines|
|Region:||South Africa » Stellenbosch|
Mullineux Family Wines
Mullineux, the garagiste winery by young couple Chris and Andréa Mullineux, are making record speed at winning wine writers' hearts. Their wines, over the board, are excellent. No need (in my mind) to hit their prestige bottlings of Syrah - their "regu...
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History of the grape: Monastrell is a native of Spain, first grown in Murviedro near Valencia, and was eventually bro...
History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...
The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...
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The status of South African wine in the USA is lamentable. Even in New York City, where the most diverse selection of wine styles and origins in the world spoils imbibers, South Africa barely appears on the radar screen. The US has no heritage links to the Cape, and much of what has come ashore here in the 20 years since the end of apartheid has... Read More
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Carnivores and grillers, a few reasons to love Syrah: it’s a fantastic ... alcohol. 93 points 12. Mullineux Family WinesThe Mullineux Family consists of Chris and Andrea, who were previously at Tulbagh Mountain Vineyards (now Fable Wines) until they married in 2007 and decided to launch their own project. Syrah is their focus, and this is a de... Read More
Mullineux, the garagiste winery by young couple Chris and Andréa Mullineux, are making record speed at winning wine writers' hearts. Their wines, over the board, are excellent. No need (in my mind) to hit their prestige bottlings of Syrah - their "regular" shiraz is anything but regular. Same for their sweet straw wine, and for this white blend.... Read More
Tasted with Cathy Van Zyl MW at a Mullineux trade event in Cape Town last March, the wines of Chris Mullineux have helped put the quality and terroir of Swartland on the map. Made from Syrah sourced strictly from organic growers in the region, Chris crafts Northern Rhone ringers on granite and schist soils. While the 2009 Syrah shows the grace a... Read More
It's meaty, like a rich au jus. Red and blue fruits. Good.- WS Grand Tour 2011 Read More
Hospice du Rhone, the brainchild of John Alban, has become Spring's epicenter for all things Rhone. This global celebration is a warm embrace of all 22 grape varieties that trace their heritage to the lands that surround France’s 505 mile watering hole, 18 years strong, with this year, embarrassingly, being my first. Well, it took me ten years... Read More