Bouchard Finlayson Blanc de Mer 2001

This vintage is more austere than the previous release it is maturing slowly and starting to show great structure with a deceptive dry finish – excellent seafood companion – particularly with oysters.


variety : Kerner [ 39% Kerner, 27% Weisser Riesling, 14% Pinot Blanc, 10% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Gewurztraminer ]
winemaker : Peter Finlayson
wine of origin : Walker Bay
analysis : alc : 12.3 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.43  ta : 5.0 g/l  
type : White  
pack : Bottle  

about the harvest: Due to the heterogeneous mix of varietals making up this blend harvesting dates range from 8th to 24th March. Fruit was healthy and full of flavour with ideal growing condition enjoyed in the respective vineyards.

in the cellar : This blend of Blanc de Mer differs marginally from previous vintages with the largest component being Kerner at 39%; Weisser Riesling at 27%; Pinot blanc at 14%; Sauvignon blanc 10% and Gewurtztraminer at 10%.

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