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EL BANDITO Cortez, 2019

By TESTALONGA

  • Appellation: SWARTLAND
  • Region: Swartland
  • Country: South Africa
  • Colour: White
  • Grape Varieties: Chenin Blanc
  • Soil type: Granite
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Total Sulphites: 23 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Alcohol: 12.5% Bottle size: 75cl Average Age of Vines: 48 years Whole cluster, direct press, spontaneous fermentation in foudres and stainless steel with indigenous yeasts, malolactic fermentation. Tasting note: bright golden colour with aromas of wild honey and freshly baked bread. Depth and complexity with saltiness and minerality.

About TESTALONGA

Swartland, South Africa

Testalonga was started in 2008 by Craig and Carla Hawkins. We are based in the Swartland region of South Africa. We strive to make wine from grapes and nothing else.