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El Bandito Cortez White Blend

9.133 ratings
8.96 pro ratings
Swartland, Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa
White Blend
Chicken, Turkey, Duck, Goose, Squash & Root Vegetables, Pork, Mushrooms, Shellfish, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Manchego & Parmesan, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Jimmy Smith

Director, West and North London Wine School

9.1

4 weeks in contact. Very new, lovely sweet notes, honeyed, lovely sweet notes.

4 weeks in contact. Very new, lovely sweet notes, honeyed, lovely sweet notes.

1 person found it helpfulMay 17th, 2015
Sybaritewino C.Lawrence

Just enuff funkiness to be fun.

Just enuff funkiness to be fun.

Feb 21st, 2016
Austin Black

2014

2014

Nov 13th, 2015
Frej Helstrand

Macerated Sauvignon. Taste like Glera on speed!

Macerated Sauvignon. Taste like Glera on speed!

Mar 7th, 2015
Rob Havana

Home, ji ideas

Home, ji ideas

Mar 24th, 2020
Al Doyle

Very upfront sours initially, gave way to something a little more stone fruity but this is a real punch in the chops no doubt. If it catches you in the right mood it could be a winner.

Very upfront sours initially, gave way to something a little more stone fruity but this is a real punch in the chops no doubt. If it catches you in the right mood it could be a winner.

Aug 23rd, 2016
Jimmy Smith

Director, West and North London Wine School

9.2

2012: only 9% alcohol, and very high acid. Phenolic, drying, Apple skin, ripe peach, minerally, salty, tart and lovely.

2012: only 9% alcohol, and very high acid. Phenolic, drying, Apple skin, ripe peach, minerally, salty, tart and lovely.

May 17th, 2015
Dave Kluz

Lime, dried apricot, earth. Chalk, minerals, nectarine. Saline and candied citrus notes to wrap it up.

Lime, dried apricot, earth. Chalk, minerals, nectarine. Saline and candied citrus notes to wrap it up.

Mar 15th, 2015
Alberto Pérez Marín

2010

Mar 7th, 2015
James Nelson

Je suis fuckin delicious

Je suis fuckin delicious

Feb 28th, 2015