Force Celeste Semillon, Mother Rock 2021

Mother Rock


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Mother Rock is a collaboration between winemaker Johan Meyer and Indigo founder Ben Henshaw. Johan, a star of the new South African wine scene, developed strong relationships with some of the best grape growers across the Cape over the years, and as a result he has gained access to some of the region’s best fruit. They work on wines under the ‘Mother Rock' label, focusing on discovering exceptional parcels of well-farmed vines grown on a variety of soil types and vinified as simply as possible. Johan has bought his own farm, in the north Swartland, and is establishing vineyards there which in time he will use in his wines. These are terroir-focused wines made to offer drinkability and enjoyment, and it doesn’t hurt that the labels are beautiful. Ultimately, Mother Rock is about showcasing the best and purest expression of South Africa’s diverse terroir. 

A wonderfully textural example of this grape at a price point that gives amazing value. From 20 year old dry farmed bush vines, it’s fresh and saline.

Producer  Mother Rock of Johan Meyer

Origin Swartland, South Africa

Grapes  Semillon

Vintage 2021

Alcohol 12.5% ABV

Style Medium body macerated white

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvested, 20% whole bunch macerated on skin for 2 weeks, fermented with indigenous yeast. The wine rested for 7 months in stainless steel before bottling. Not filtered or fined.  Small amount of sulphur added at bottling.

Notes Organic, Natural