Kloof Street is an entry point to the Swartland through the lens of Chenin Blanc and Rhône red varieties. This brand is grown and produced by the Mullineux family in order to bring fun, fresh, and fruit forward South African wine to wine lovers everywhere.
Kloof Street Swartland Rouge is made with 44% Tinta Barocca, 44% Syrah, 7% Grenache, 4% Cinsault, 1% Carignan. Grapes for Kloof Street Swartland Rouge come from up to eight sustainably farmed vineyard parcels in different parts of the Swartland, aged 12-40 years. The blend changes each vintage depending on the character that best displays the classic Swartland style. The grapes are 75% destemmed and 25% whole cluster pressed, and then fermented with indigenous yeasts, with pigeage once or twice a day. Aged 11 months in 3rd and 4th fill French oak 225L barrels and 500L demi-muids.
Kloof Street Swartland Rouge has a fragrant nose with undertones of red fruit, roses and hints of spice. Each variety in the blend adds balance to the wine, filling your palate.