Newton Johnson Full Stop Rock Syrah Mouvedre 2008

Product code: 13NEW2B2008

A Rhone-style blend, it has a delicious savoury edge, spicy, peppery with bright, deep cherry, raspberry fruit and floral violet top notes. Lovely mouth feel the tannins are firm but ripe adding real power to the palate.

  • Country:South Africa
  • Region:Walker Bay
  • Vintage:2008
  • ABV:14.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Syrah, Mourvedre, Grenache
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste Scale: 10

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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 fruit is hand harvested before being de-stemmed and crushed (60% whole berry). Maceration ensues for 3 to 6 days. The primary and malolactic fermentation is 100% indigenous. Only pigeage is applied for extraction. The wine is 100% matured in barriques (228L) for 11 months using a blend of Burgundy cooperages. New oak - 28%, 2nd fill - 33%, 3rd fill - 39%.

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