Blank Bottle, Oppie Koppie 80.0000, Voor-Paardeberg, Syrah, 2017
Another exciting wine from Pieter Walser. This Syrah named Oppie Koppie, which means "on the hill" in Afrikaans, comes from the Voor-Paardeberg mountain range. The number that is given to each vintage is the percentage of stems used in production, this year it was 80%.This wine is all about structure and tannins, though the tannins are ripe and elegant. There’s more than a hint of Northern Rhône to this.