Blackwater Wines with Francois Haasbroek

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Underdog Wine Co.


327 E 55th Street
Kansas City, MO 64113
(816) 286-4139

Store Hours

Mon – Sat 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Union Hill

2984 Gillham Rd,
Kansas City, MO 64108
(816) 581-5757

Store Hours

Mon – Thurs 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Fri & Sat 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Blackwater Wine is the brainchild of Francois Haasbroek, a man that is unequivocally part of the bright future of South African wine. Blackwater Wines are focused on sourcing fruit from the best possible vineyards across the Western Cape, building long lasting relationships with the growers, and making wines that truly showcase their places of origin. With the minimal intervention ethos in the cellar, it all comes down to the grapes, no wine making tricks – just sticking to the basics and attention to details. Francois enjoys wines built on natural acidity & grape tannin, not plastered under layers of oak with countless additions and manipulations forced upon it.

2016 “High Roller” Sauvignon Blanc
2015 “Underdog” Chenin Blanc
2017 “Lazy Lucy” Rose
2012 “Noir” Syrah
2015 “Omerta” Carignan