This is a ripe, rich white from Hungarian grape variety Harslevlu. The old vines give a real concentration to the profile, lots of honey and toasted almonds but balanced with a natural acidity.
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.