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Bouchard Finlayson Blanc de Mer (2017)

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The name Missionvale stems from the mission hospital established on the property in the early 19th century. All grapes are estate grown.

A robust, creamy Chardonnay supported by subtle peach and melon flavours following a zesty citrus watermark. The finish conveys further fig and quince like characters.

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    TypeWhite
    Vintage2017
    When to DrinkNow
    ProducerBouchard Finlayson
    RegionHemel-en-Aarde Valley, Walker Bay
    Grapes 60% Riesling, 20% Viognier, 13% Chardonnay, 5% Sauvignon Blanc and 2% Semillon.
    PairingBBQ Prawns
    ABV13.1%
    Volume75cl (Full Bottle)

    Vinification details

    The first step was to pay particular attention to the pressing of these lovely grapes. This was a lengthy three hour event to ensure maximum extraction from the whole bunch pressing process. Fermentation commenced in tank and transfer to best French oak barrels was commenced once the fermentation temperature was firmly under control. 29% new oak was employed and maturation on primary lees took place for eleven months.

    Awards

    DWWA 2018: Gold
    Tim Atkin MW: 93 pts
    JamesSuckling.com: 92 pts
    IWC 2018: Silver

    Green credentials

    A World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Conservation Champion and accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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    Bouchard Finlayson Blanc de Mer (2017)

    The name Missionvale stems from the mission hospital established on the property in the early 19th century. All grapes are estate grown.

    A robust, creamy Chardonnay supported by subtle peach and melon flavours following a zesty citrus watermark. The finish conveys further fig and quince like characters.

    Write a review