Often difficult to grow, Mourvedre is more traditionally used in Rhone blends, bringing with it high tannins and alcohol levels. As a single variety, the wine has soft fruity flavours, often with a wilder ‘gamey’ edge. In South Africa, the grape is grown in the area around Malmesbury.

Spice Route Wine

Spice Route Mourvedre


  IN THE VINEYARD Mourvèdre is proving to produce some of our most exciting wines in the Swartland. The grapes were harvested from unirrigated bushvines, planted in 2001 on deep Koffieklip and Oakleaf soils. The average yield was 4.9 tons...

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