Small Batch Collection Mourvedre
Quite rustic and a bit wild….in a positive sense. Blackberry, plum, roast meat and tar.
The tannins are prominent but not green. One to keep!
The Small Batch Collection wines are made in miniscule quantities and allow the winemaking team to
explore various winemaking techniques, grape varietals and vineyards. Sometimes we push the winemaking
boundaries a bit (the revolutionary process) and sometimes it’s all about figuring out the best way to
capture the pure essence of a specific vineyard. We have a small Mourvédre vineyard on Joostenberg and
we believe that the variety does well in our conditions. The 2015 vintage was especially good and a small
portion (along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Touriga Nacional) was included in our top estate blend
i.e. Joostenberg Estate Bakermat 2015.
This is the 1st release of Mourvédre at Joostenberg. Only 288 bottles were made.