Mullineux Kloof Street Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2019
  • White Wine
  • Chenin Blanc
  • Sustainable, Vegan-Friendly
  • Dry
  • Light Bodied
  • 750ml
  • 13.5% alc./vol

Mullineux Kloof Street Old Vine Chenin Blanc 2019

Swartland, South Africa
Regular price $22.95per bottle ($275.40per case)
12 bottles per case
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Fresh & Mineral

After working several vintages at wineries in France, South Africa and California, Chris & Andrea chose to settle in the Swartland region of South Africa, firmly believing that the granite and schist based terroirs and old vineyards of the Swartland have the potential to produce truly great wine.

The Kloof Street range is all about freshness, balance and great drinkability. This wine has notes of sun ripened pears and wet granite. The palate has a vibrant acidity balanced by a soft, round texture and some pithy character. The wine has a fresh, mineral finish.

We recommend to pair this zesty wine with ceviche-style dishes. Pasta al pesto is another terrific pairing option!

About the Winery

Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines

​Mullineux Family Wines, established in 2007 in the Swartland region of South Africa, is owned and managed by Chris and Andrea Mullineux. 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. Growing up in Northern California, Winemaker Andrea Mullineux studied Viticulture and Oenology at UC-Davis before working in Stellenbosch and meeting Chris at a wine festival in Champagne. Chris is the Viticulturist, in charge of the vineyards on their farm on Kasteelberg Mountain as well as fruit sourcing for their value Kloof Street wines.

To add to their acclaim, Andrea Mullineux was named Wine Enthusiast’s Winemaker of the Year in 2016. By focusing on producing handcrafted wines from the granite and shale based soils of the Swartland and it is quickly becoming South Africa's wine frontier. Located an hour's drive away from Stellenbosch, the Swartland is rolling hills of wheat and jagged outcrops of old vines.

Press Reviews

Platter

4 Stars

‘Intro to the Swartland, rather than entry-level wine.’ From two granite sites on Paardeberg, just 10% oaked in new-livery 2019. Lively & bright, mulled pear & terracotta earthiness, long mineral finish. 2018 untasted.

Vinous

90 points - Neal Martin

The 2019 Kloof Street Chenin Blanc underwent a natural ferment with minimal SO2 addition. It has a knockout bouquet for an entry-level Chenin, featuring beautiful orange blossom and apricot scents mixed with hints of lemon thyme. The palate is very well balanced with a fine bead of acidity and impressive tension and energy. Poised all the way through to the finish, this is a superb Kloof Street Chenin Blanc that serves as a perfect introduction to Chris and Andrea Mullineux’s wines.