Deep in the Piekenierskloof Pass, inland South Africa, about a two hour drive north from Cape Town, some rare vines were found. Ungrafted and growing at an altitude of about 500 meters, these Grenache Blanc grapes have been made into 4549 bottles of outstanding white wine.
Whole cluster pressed, natural yeast and raised in a combination of concrete eggs and amphora. They’ve allowed for some brief skin contact and stored it using old oak barrels.
The result is fantastic. Very delicate, but rich and fatty in its expression. A brilliant project from one of the top winemakers in South Africa. The production is extremely limited, so get yours while there still are some bottles left.
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