Bouchard Finlayson Pinot Blanc Chardonnay 2000

The wine is best enjoyed at the table. The rich mineral elements make it a natural match with crayfish, shrimp and other strong flavoured seafood dishes. Ideal for the red meat lover who does not drink red wine.


variety : Pinot Blanc | 54% Pinot Blanc, 46% Chardonnay
winemaker : Peter Finlayson
wine of origin : Walker Bay
analysis : alc : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.16  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

ageing : Will age well.

in the vineyard : Both the Domain grown Pinot blanc and the Chardonnay are dry land farmed. The combination of dry land farming and cool growing conditions produce small grapes with great concentration of flavour.

about the harvest: The 2000 vintage was a hot sunny vintage, producing full bodied grapes with mineral flavours.

in the cellar : The Pinot blanc portion (54%) is fermented and matured in oak for 6 months, giving it a rich and elegant structure. The Chardonnay portion is unoaked, complementing the Pinot blanc with strong mineral elements.

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