Blank Bottle Moment of Silence 2017

Moment of Silence is a South African wine made by superstar wine maker Pieter Walser. He buys in the fruit to make this blended wine, Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay. It has been oak aged in old oak and it is a rich, powerful wine. Some of the fruit comes from vineyards which are over 50 years old.
Stunning, all rounder there is nothing you can fault in this wine. The 2017 shows less intensity than the 2016, but is by no means any less delicious, maintaining all of it's style and swagger. Aromas of candied lemon, cooked apple and mango with a core of minerality. Soft and voluptuous, it has a lovely ripeness and a fleshy, creamy mouthfeel, which leads to a perfect tangy freshness giving some zip to its otherwise mellow feel. (Swig website).


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