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Naudé Wines Natural Sweet Mourvedre 2014

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Primary Notes: Apple / Pear Peach, apricot Lavender

Secondary Notes: Honey

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Sweet

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Medium -

Alcohol (%): 14%

Origin: Swartland, South Africa

Maker: https://boundbywine.com/blogs/vineyard-spotlight/naude-wines?_pos=1&_psq=naude&_ss=e&_v=1.0

Grape: Mourvedre

Fermentation: Steel Only

Awards: >90 pts

Decanting:

Serving Temperature: Best enjoyed at 11 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: kueh pie ti, spring rolls, spicy thai salad

Western Food Pairing: Charcuterie, soft cheese, tarts

Description

Naudé Wines Natural Sweet Mourvedre 2014 (500ml)


Naudé Naturally Sweet Mourvèdre is rich and full-bodied, but with a strong line of acidity to keep the wine balanced and ensure that it can be enjoyed at any time.
This wine will last for many years to come. Naturally, it will change through the years with the sweetness never fading and possibly increasing with time.
The 2014 harvest had the earliest start in decades. A warm, dry and windy summer kept vineyard growth under control and accelerated ripening by approximately two weeks. The dry weather resulted in the healthiest seasons in years. This led to good grape analyses which formed the foundation for high quality wine.
Naudé Wines is the culmination of a journey that began more than 30 years ago. Since that first harvest they’ve worked all over the world hoping to craft wines that tell a story of time and place. They love the diversity in South Africa. Not just of the people but the soils the microclimates and the wine varietals that thrive under their own unique conditions. They fortunate to have been introduced to a few of these vineyards and work with some of the wonderful grapes that they produce many of these from certified old vines.
The grapes on these vines are storied complex and unique. Each year they represent something different – whatever nature allows them – and with any luck they don’t get in the way.

Give this Chardonnay from South Africa a go!

 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES


- 94 Pts

Grapes are picked at different times and expertly blended to present a lush, opulent, almost Amarone-like wine that is at once sweet but also thoroughly mouthwatering and refreshing. Originally created to pair with all manner of cheese and dessert courses. Seductive, hedonistic and so delicious!

 - 83 Points