Bouchard Finlayson Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009

Bouchard Finlayson Sauvignon Blanc Reserve 2009

The Sauvignon blanc grape gets its name from the French savage ("wild") but fortunately this cuvee is more aptly described as strikingly elegant with a flinty nose where the palate is crisp and clean with a bright lingering finish.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 88% Sauvignon Blanc, 12% Semillon ]
winemaker : Peter Finlayson
wine of origin : Walker Bay
analysis : alc : 13 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.36  ta : 6.1 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Expected to evolve with at least four years maturation in its favour.

in the vineyard : This "Reserve" is a single bottling encouraged by the call for a selection presented to the winemakers at the advent of this particularly fine vintage. A vintage characterized by excellent fruit emanating from a rain free quality summer where every expression lent itself to best opportunity.

in the cellar : The wine enjoys a very small contribution of French oak.

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