What I Drank Last Night
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Blackwater Noir 2010

Short and to the point.

Francois Haasbroek used to be at Waterford but recently went solo, making wine under the Blackwater label. I think his Pinot 2011 is good but not great (see here) but his Rhône-style blend is knock-out. From Walker Bay, it’s a blend of 70% Syrah … [Read more...]

Blackwater Cuvée Terra Lux Pinot Noir 2011

Roars with flavour?

Blackwater is the label of Francois Haasbroek, formerly winemaker at Waterford in Stellenbosch. Continuing my fatal fascination with local Pinot Noir, I was compelled to buy a bottle of his Cuvée Terra Lux Pinot Noir 2011, R165 a bottle from Manuka … [Read more...]