Boschendal - 2018 Boschendal Chardonnay

Well balanced, the soft, buttery character adds to the complexity and roundness of the wine.

Article number: 1060B168518
Quantity: 12

Boschendal is nestled in one of the most picturesque valleys in the Cape wine lands, one of South Africas original wine farms eagerly awaits your arrival. With a wine making tradition spanning over 300 years, Boschendal Wine Estate offers a veritable treat for wine lovers everywhere. This gracious national treasure is a familiar favourite to many and a glorious discovery for countless others.

Boschendal lies between the Simonsberg and Drakenstein mountains an hour’s drive from Cape Town. The name Bos-en-dal, or wood and valley, reveals its essence: a breathtakingly beautiful valley basin of 1800 hectares. Location, the sheer scale, natural splendour and history make exploring Boschendal compelling. It beguiles and inspires wonder with its unique spirit of place.

 The winemaking philosophy considers tremendous natural heritage first and foremost. The vision is to balance tradition and experience with contemporary innovation to produce classic wines with measured modern new world attitude that are uniquely Boschendal. The cornerstones of this philosophy are accomplished by our commitment: To produce premium wines of unwavering exceptional quality | To have dedicated red and white winemakers in separate cellars for focused expertise | To place emphasis on intensity of flavour and mouth feel | To further special focus on Chardonnay and Shiraz varieties | To be a leader in the production of Méthode Cap Classique sparkling wines | To invest in oak from top coopers with judicious wood regimes for added intrigue but never overpowering

This bold statement wine is big on aroma and flavours. A combination of lemon and orange zest, yellow fleshy soft fruits, enlaced with hints of cinnamon and white spice. Well balanced, soft in structure. A complex mélange of zesty citrus and ripe tropical fruit on the palate with a creamy
and intense prolonged linger.

Type: White wine

Grape variety(s): 100% Chardonnay

Alcohol: 13,5% 

Year: 2018

Vinification: The blend consisted of 70% oak-fermented and matured and 30% stainless steel fermented Chardonnay. The latter component was also left on the primary lees for the
full 10-month period.

Origin: Cape Coast Region

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