Dive into the Mullineux Schist Syrah 2019, a wine that stands as a profound expression of the Swartland’s unique terroir. Nurtured in the schist-rich soils that impart a signature minerality, this Syrah is reflective of the exceptional vintage that was 2019—a year that graced the vines with optimal conditions for yielding grapes of remarkable depth and intensity. The Mullineux Schist Syrah is not just produced; it is crafted with the reverence for nature’s gifts, highlighting the varietal’s innate ability to translate the complexity of schist soils into a wine that is robust, nuanced, and deeply satisfying. The 2019 vintage is particularly notable for its expressive profile, capturing the essence of the landscape in a bottle that’s ready to be explored by those who seek out the extraordinary in wine.
The Mullineux Schist Syrah 2019 greets the eye with a vibrant, deep ruby hue, signaling the richness of the experience to come. The nose is enchanted with an intricate medley of aromas: ripe black cherries and mulberries, interwoven with subtle earthy notes and the unmistakable mineral streak of schist. On the palate, this wine does not disappoint. It unfolds a complex, layered structure where dark fruit flavors meld with notes of black pepper, savory herbs, and a distinctive flintiness. The aging in French oak brings forth a gentle, toasty warmth that complements the fruit, all balanced by a fresh acidity that carries the symphony of tastes to a persistent, elegantly textured finish.