Boschendal Blanc de Noir 2001

The combination of Pinot Noir and Merlot imparts lovely fruit flavours, including ripe melon to this versatile medium-dry wine. This wine has assertive flavours and is ready to drink now. It will complement any meal, especially duck, calamari and cold meats.


variety : Pinot Noir | Pinot Noir 65%, Merlot 35%
winemaker : JC Bekker
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 13.64 % vol  rs : 6.8 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 5.45 g/l  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : A blend of Pinot Noir 65% and Merlot 35%, the grapes originating in vineyards varying in age between ten and twenty years. Most are planted in a north-to-south orientation, in a variety of soil types ranging from stony, gravel and clay-rich to Avalon.

about the harvest: Almost 70% was hand-picked during the day, with the rest of the grapes machine-harvested at night.

in the cellar : Made from the free-run juice of black grapes, this white wine is cool-fermented. After crushing, a maximum of two hours’ skin contact is allowed to achieve the characteristic pale salmon colour.

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