Pure Syrah, made in the style of the northern Rhone in huge old oak barrels. Bursting with black cherries and violets with that typical black peppery spice you'd expect and elegant tannins.
Craig Hawkins is a something of a superstar in the world of natural wines. After learning his craft in Portugal he returned to South Africa and became the winemaker at top estate Lammershoek before moving on to make his own wines from various small, organic sites around the Swartland. The El Bandito range is Testalonga's premium offering, from old vines, always single vineyard, single variety the aim is to make wine from grapes and nothing else.