BLANKbottle, Open Your Mind 2021

BLANKbottle, Open Your Mind 2021

35 in stock

BLANKbottle, Open Your Mind 2021


35 in stock


Tim Atkin

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

SKU WC111401-2021 Categories ,

This is a 100% whole bunch fermented Cabernet Sauvignon from the Ceres Mountains. With one third of the wine spending 18 months on the stems and skins. Please note that I have not had time to write the story on the wine. For now please listen to the voice note below.


Technical Information

Cultivar: Cabernet Sauvignon (100%)

Vintage: 2021

Region: Ceres Plateau

Amount of Bottles Produced: 440

Vineyard: 750 meters above sea-level Ceres Plateaux grapes in sandstone soil. Vines trained according to the vertical shoot positioning method on a traditional 3 wire trellis system.


The grapes were picked at optimal ripeness and cooled overnight to 4 degrees celsius. The next morning the grapes were hand sorted to open top French oak fermenters for whole cluster fermentation. 2 thirds were pressed after fermentation and the other third, the barrel were closed up with the whole clusters inside the barrel. All aged for 18 months. The whole clusters pressed after 18 months of skin and stem aging, blended and bottled.

Alcoholic Strenght: 14% / vol

Acidity: 5.51g/l

PH: 3.53

Reducing Sugar: 1.3g/l

Free SO2: 9ppm

Total SO2: 49ppm

Volatile Acidity: 0.73g/l

Closure: DIAM

Vegan: Yes

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