BLANKbottle, Brave 2021

BLANKbottle, Brave 2021

21 in stock

BLANKbottle, Brave 2021


21 in stock


Tim Atkin

Tim Atkin is a UK-based Master of Wine (MW) and wine journalist with an international following.

SKU WC111405-2021 Categories ,

Scared is what you feel, BRAVE is what you do 2021! This is a new wine. I have not yet had time to do a write-up in words but I have done the voice note recording below. For now please press play below.


Technical Information

Cultivar: Cabernet Franc (42%), Cabernet Sauvignon (34%), Merlot (24%)

Vintage: 2021

Region: Stellenbosch

Amount of Bottles Produced: 1574


Helderberg – right next to Somerset West. Decomposed granitic soil down the mountain at 190 meters above sea level protected against the South Easter.


The grapes were picked at optimal ripeness and cooled overnight to 4 degrees celsius. The next morning the grapes were destemmed to open top fermenters. The juice underwent spontaneous fermentation and stayed on the skins for as long as possible. Pressed into French oak small barrels – 40% new oak, 18 months in barrel, blended and bottled.

Alcoholic Strenght: 14.5%

Acidity: 5.37g/l

PH: 3.67

Reducing Sugar: 1.1g/l

Free SO2: 18mg/l

Total SO2: 74mg/l

Volatile Acidity: 0.82g/l

Closure: Natural Cork

Vegan: Yes

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