It’s a blend of Pinot Noir, Syrah, Tempranillo, Chardonnay, Viognier, Riesling, Pinot Gris and Riesling, with the latter two the dominant varieties. Rounded and a bit spicy, showing nuts and honey and a grainy edge, as well as almond and tangerine.
It began in the 2016 vintage, and it’s a collaboration between three local winemakers who all had kids, and who wanted to get out of the house more.
They’d all been making Sauvignon Blanc since they were young, and now wanted to make something different: not the commercial, bright style they’d been taught to make at all the big wineries.
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Really nice delicate tannins and good acidity here, with a hunt of green tea on the finish. 94/1s we looked at were obviously unfinished wines, but it was nice to see the potential. Macerated overnight in the press, in order to lift the p H a little.
93/100 Vandal Gonzo Red 2016 Pinot Noir with a bit of Viognier. Gonzo Oyster Sauvignon Blanc 2018 A new wine in the line-up. Lovely fruit here with citrus and tangerine, and some nice spiciness.
‘We all reached the point at the same time when we wanted a creative outlet; a side project,’ one of them explained.
‘We met up over beers and came up with this.’ The term vandal comes from ancient times when the vandals couldn’t fight Ceasar on the open battlefield so instead they defaced his statues.
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92/100 Vandal Gonzo White 2016 This is Pnot Gris, Viognier and Riesling from the same site, hand harvested, then destemmed to an open top fermenter.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating