2019 Bouchard Finlayson Missionvale Chardonnay

Walker Bay South Africa

Medium-Bodied

£29.00 now, and £29.00 on the 15th of each month

A top-quality new world Chardonnay from a top-class South African estate

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First payment: 15th October 2022

SKU: BOUCHARD CHARDONNAY 2019 Categories: ,

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    Rich yet very fresh

    Grape Variety

    100% Chardonnay

    Sweetness

    Dry

    Alcohol

    13.5%

    Winemaking

    Sustainable, Vegan, Vegetarian

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    Bouchard Finlayson is a world-class estate situated in Walker Bay very near the most southerly tip of Africa. The climate is influenced by the nearby cold Atlantic Ocean making it one of the coolest wine-growing areas in the Cape.  The estate is committed to conservation and sustainable farming, only around 19ha is under vine in order to preserve the natural indigenous fynbos (a valuable ecosystem). The local fauna attracts insects, which in turn attracts other creatures such as birds which help the local environment.

    Missionvale is a traditional new world chardonnay.  The name stems from the mission hospital established on the property in the early 19th century. All grapes are estate grown.  Rich yet very fresh, a commanding wine with a solid backbone.  Fruit flavours of pear, melon and peach together with a lively and long-lasting mouthfeel.

     

    How to serve it

    Lightly Chilled

    Pairs well with

    Chicken breast, Turkey, Pork Loin, Halibut, Trout, Cod, Oily Flaky Fish, Atlantic Salmon, Lobster, Crab, Scallops.

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