Mullineux Kloof Street Red 2016

Red Blend Red Blend
Swartland, South Africa

$17.25 (460964)

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May 26, 2018

Critic Reviews (4)

Marc Chapleau
Marc Chapleau

Gourmand and refined at the same time! Freshness full, medium-bodied, intense fruity, good purity, spicy finish. For...

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Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A rich and endearing wine with expressive and ebullient fruit spice. Pepper and dried floral with some botanicals in...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Here's a deep and fruity, nicely extracted, pure and honest Swartland red, made without artifice, just nicely...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Kloof street is Andrea and Chris Mullineux’s Swartland syrah with bits of carignan and cinsault, full on flavour...

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Community Reviews (5)

juniacke
juniacke

A 2016 Syrah dominated (94%) blend with 4% Cinsault and 2% Carrignan from Western Cape, South Africa. Medium intensity aromas of plum, blueberries, jasmine, black pepper, black tea, vanilla, slate, smoke, barnyard, wet leaves. Smoky peppery medium length finish. Fresh crisp acidity that keeps the alcohol (13%) under control. There's a lot of depth here. It's a nice blend of old world European styles with modern touches. Great value.

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David Brodati
David Brodati

A nice lithe red blend from the Mullineux family. Red florals with ripe fruit in the red berry, dark cherry and plum fruit. Savoury balsamic interplays with cinnamon spice. A hint of graphite-like minerality. So fairly complex and balanced in a medium plus body with juicy acidity and softer resolved tannin. For immediate enjoyment or hold for the short term. Enjoy on its own or with tomato based and meaty pizzas or saucy bbq fair. Sept. 2018.

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Ghislain Lalonde
Ghislain Lalonde
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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Rich and ripe, this mostly Syrah red has a bit of a sweet-sour thing going on. Riper than a typical north Rhone (as point of reference for this SA red), there is almost a sweetness to the fruit (though this has only 3g/L of residual sugar), offset by a sourness that reminds me of balsamic vinegar. Good wine, fairly priced. Tasted Oct 2018.

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