Ruby red with some purple highlights. Vibrant, expressive nose of red...
Deep gold colour, very aromatic, with hints of stonefruit and...
This variety is not highly grown in the other vineyards of France. This...
On the nose, Meyer Lemon, passionfruit, grilled pineapple and guava....
Aromas of black plum, cherry, RHUBARB and hints of EARTH and loam....
Bouchard Finlayson Blanc De Mer is a lip-smacking, cool climate blend that is the perfect partner to fish, shellfish and white meats. It has a fragrant, Riesling dominated nose of grape, lime and peach fruit with a lovely weight of fruit on the palate and a luscious but mouthwatering finish. The richness of Viognier is countered by the Riesling's acidity and the Chardonnay's structure, followed by honeyed white fruit, lime and cape gooseberry flavours.
|When to Drink||Now|
|Region||Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, Walker Bay|
|Grapes||Riesling 65%, Viognier 16%, Chardonnay 18% and Sauvignon Blanc 1%|
|Volume||75cl (Full Bottle)|
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.
DWWA 2018: Gold
Tim Atkin MW: 93 pts
JamesSuckling.com: 92 pts
IWC 2018: Silver
A World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Conservation Champion and accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.
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