BLANKbottle, Empire Strikes Back 750ml 2018South Africa, Stellenbosch
Pieter Walser is one of the most innovative winemakers in the world, and is the producer of some of SA’s most coveted wines that you’ve probably never tasted. Within BLANKbottle there are no 2 wines alike and about 30% of the wines are once-off limited editions. Pieter crafts unique wine blends, picking about 35 grape varieties from 60 vineyards around the Cape. Each of his wines is bottled and labelled according to the unique story behind it. The main aim of BLANKbottle wines is to provide an honest, personal taste with no preconceived expectations that come with certain vintages or styles.
'The Empire in this instance is Stellenbosch, according to Pieter Walser, which is striking back against the more fashionable Swartland. Made as a six-way blend of Verdelho, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Blanc, Roussanne, Viognier and Chardonnay, this has lime, grapefruit and passion fruit flavours and a drizzle of honey. 2019-23.' – Tim Atkin MW, 91/100
Alc: 13.5% | RS: 2.2 g/L | TA: 5.17 g/L | PH: 3.42
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