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Blankbottle, Moment of Silence, Wellington, 2020

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Blankbottle, Moment of Silence, Wellington, 2020

Moment of Silence (or MoS for short) is always the best value wine in Pieter Walser's eclectic zoo of mad and bad blends. Chenin Blanc from four different sites, plus Grenache Blanc and Viognier, barrel-fermented and aged on the lees for a... Read More

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Blankbottle, Moment of Silence, Wellington, 2020

ColourWhite

RegionWellington

GrowerBlankbottle

Grape VarietyChenin Blanc, Grenache Blanc & Viognier

Vintage2020

ABV13%

Bottle75cl

CodeBBO120

Style

Dry, Rich

Dry > Sweet

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Somerset West, South Africa

Pieter is the renaissance man of wine: inspired grape alchemist, entrepreneur, printmaker, star of social media, and officially the 2nd best winemaking surfer in the Cape in 2014.

He is truly one of the leaders of the new wave of young South African producers. Perhaps his greatest talent is his ability to find new and...

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Chenin Blanc

Origins

  • Anjou in the Loire, where documented in the 9thC
  • Also known as Pineau in the Loire, Steen in South Africa

Characteristics   

  • Naturally productive and high yielding
  • Huge range of styles:  bone dry (e.g. Savennières); off-dry (e.g. old fashioned South African "Steen"); medium dry (e.g....
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Blankbottle, Moment of Silence, Wellington, 2020

Moment of Silence (or MoS for short) is always the best value wine in Pieter Walser's eclectic zoo of mad and bad blends. Chenin Blanc from four different sites, plus Grenache Blanc and Viognier, barrel-fermented and aged on the lees for a year. Bold, full-flavoured and concentrated, intensely stone-fruited with a hint of honey and caramelised lemon, cream, nuts and an element of minerality. Now-2024

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