Blankbottle The Empire Strikes Back 2020Regular price £27.95
The name of the wine refers to Pieter, the winemaker's feelings about Stellenbosch being overlooked as a great wine producing region following the Swartland winemaking revolution. This white is rich and textured having spent time in concrete eggs and clay amphora.
Country: South Africa
Grapes: Verdelho, Marsanne, Viognier, Chardonnay, Rousanne, Chenin Blanc
Winemakers don't come much more creatively brilliant than the genius that is Pieter Walser. He's the sort of man that's had more fantastic ideas before breakfast than we manage in a whole week and that talent shines through in his wines. Each comes with a story often as captivating as they are mystifying so we've asked him to record a few to give you an insight into the magic behind the vino!