Bouchard Finlayson Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009

The Sauvignon blanc grape gets its name from the French savage ("wild") but fortunately this cuvee is more aptly described as strikingly elegant with a flinty nose where the palate is crisp and clean with a bright lingering finish.

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 88% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Semillon ]
winemaker : Peter Finlayson
wine of origin : Walker Bay
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.36  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Expected to evolve with at least four years maturation in its favour.

in the vineyard : This "Reserve" is a single bottling encouraged by the call for a selection presented to the winemakers at the advent of this particularly fine vintage. A vintage characterized by excellent fruit emanating from a rain free quality summer where every expression lent itself to best opportunity.

in the cellar : The wine enjoys a very small contribution of French oak.

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