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Mother Rock White 2015

JH Meyer Wines
Mother Rock White

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This is a wild and wonderful example of South Africa’s new wave of white blends. It combines bags of energy and character with zesty acidity playing off against a real mix of white fruit flavours...

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We love this because...

This is a wild and wonderful example of South Africa’s new wave of white blends. It combines bags of energy and character with zesty acidity playing off against a real mix of white fruit flavours with a touch of pithy grapefruit about them – it’s guaranteed to get your mouth watering.

HK$ 200
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Flavour profile

Complexity (C): 60
Acidity (A): 80
Body (B): 60
Fruit (F): 40
Oak (O): 40

Tasting notes

Apricot Lime Mango Pineapple

The story

Wine type

Wild, exotic white

Region

Swartland

South Africa

Bottle alcohol content

75cl

13%

The wine

This is a five way blend of Chenin Blanc (61%), Viognier (16%), Grenache Blanc (11%), Semillon (8%) and Harslevelu (4%) all from organically, dry-farmed vineyards in the Swartland region. The grapes are fermented using natural yeasts with 50% of the wine being made in stainless steel and 50% in old 300l barrels. 15% of the grapes are also fermented as whole bunches and spend 4 weeks on the skins adding that awesome pithy character to the finished wine. It is then aged for 12 months with gross lees and bottled unfined and unfiltered.

The finished wine really defies conventional categorisation combining bright, tight acidity with bags of ripe fruit flavours and a supremely refreshing slightly chalky, pithy texture. We guarantee you’ll never have come across a white like this before – so open up that mind (and palate) and give it a try.

The producer

Johan ‘Stompie’ Meyer has rightly received recognition as one of the most exciting...

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