Newton Johnson Full Stop Rock 2011

Product code: 13NEW2B2011

Named after the infamous rock at Cape St. Francis as well as the rocky soils that these vines come from. A mineral style of the wine with dark crimson fruit, a variety of spice and perfume flavours and soft and luxurious tannins to match.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Walker Bay
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Residual sugar:2.0 g/L
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

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Food match

Summer Salads, White Fish eg Cod, Pollack, Dover Sole, Chicken

Production information

Producer: Newton Johnson

The Newton Johnson family has been at the heart of Cape winemaking for many years, but only recently took the plunge and set up its own estate. The winery is based near the seaside town of Hermanus, an hour and a half’s drive out of Cape Town. Read more

Production note

All the fruit is harvested by hand and picked in to large-surface area 13kg crates. The harvest is cooled down overnight to 8ºC in the winery’s grape refrigeration room. The bunches are sorted on a conveyor, de-stemmed, berry sorted by hand again, and crushed. All transfers of grape must are attained with the use of gravity, preserving the integrity of the wine. Cold maceration ensues for 3 to 6 days. The primary and malolactic fermentation is 100% indigenous. The wine is 100% matured in barriqu

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