Boschendal 1685 Chardonnay-Pinot Noir
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Nose: The Chardonnay dominates in the youth of the wine with stone fruit and hints of pear. As the wine becomes more mature, the Pinot Noir becomes more noticeable, with hints of strawberry preserve imparting an intriguing aroma to this unique blend.
Palate: The Chardonnay component contributes richness and backbone to the wine, while the Pinot Noir adds fruit and elegance with its characteristic hints of ripe red berries. The gentle oak maturation gives an elegant touch of spice.
|AWN Wine Style|
|AWN Wine Style||Medium Bodied White|
|Short Tasting Notes||Stone Fruits. Hints of Pear & Strawberry. Touch of Spice. Rich & Elegant.|
|Why AWN Pick This Wine||A still style Champagne Blend.|
|Recognitions||Silver – International Wine Competition|
|Food Pairing||Dim Sum, Seafood, Spicy Dishes.|
|Varietal||Chardonnay / Pinot Noir|
|VARIETAL - RED GRAPES||Pinot Noir|
|VARIETAL - WHITE GRAPES||Chardonnay|
BOSCHENDAL (Since 1685)
*Boschendal selected wines are featured in 3 Michelin Star French Restaurant “Joel Robuchon” (Japan)*
Today Boschendal wines are enjoyed in more than 50 countries. The coveted South African Wine Producer of the Year Award that Boschendal brought home from The International Wine and Spirits Competition in London in 2004 benchmarks the global excellence of a brand born of pedigreed origins. Together with an outstanding winemaking team, Boschendal is destined to rise and amaze the world with every passing vintage.
The 1685 range is presented in a unique curvaceous bottle inspired by the traditional bottle design used through the ages and commemorates the year of the original title deeds. These wines express the style and class that is particular to our estate and coastal surrounds, with special focus on purity of fruit lavished with measured modern winemaking for depth, breadth and balance.