Blackwater Piquet Chenin Blanc, 2017, Swartland, South Africa
£32.50 (inc VAT)
Warming tastes from an arid landscape of dry and sandy hues - an array of colours that stimulate the senses. Piketberg, a town located one hour from Cape Town, is a wine-growing gem hidden below it’s magical mountain range. From it’s sun-dried lands, these vines pushed through their cracked soils, and whose blended grapes are now breaking new ground!
Francois Haasbroek is, in our opinion, the man who made Waterford Estate the Stellenbosch legend that it is. But he always had a dream of going it alone. So when he’d finished his shift he’d go searching for under appreciated vineyards, ones whose grapes would disappear into blends, and then he’d stay up until 3am vinifying them. Then he'd head back to work at Waterford the next day.