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Vinification

After pressing and settling, 80% for the Chardonnay is
fermented in stainless steel tanks. The remainder is
wood-fermented and left on the lees for eight weeks.

The Pinot Noir is fermented at cooler temperatures to
preser ve the delicate red berr y aromas. Gentle oak
maturation imparts a final elegant touch of spice to
this original blend.

Viticulturist Detail

Exceptional wine-making yields an incredibly sophisticated
crisp, pale blush wine with outstanding finesse and elegance.

Hints of strawberr y preser ve impart an intriguing aroma,
characteristic hints of ripe red berries are also evident.

A truly versatile S ommelier’s wine, bliss to match with any
cuisine. B est enjoyed in the fine company of exceptional friends.

Vineyards

Long cool nights during the ripening period of the Chardonnay
and the Pinot Noir Grapes ensure finesse and elegance while
still on the vines.

Once ripe, they are picked in the early morning chill to retain
a crisp fruit expression in the wine.

Vintage

2016

Varieties

61% Chardonnay, 39% Pinot Noir

Origin

Coastal Region

Alcohol13% vol
pH3.34
Residual Sugar3.9 g/l
Total Acid6.36 g/l
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Eat & Drink

The Cape Dutch farms were historically renowned for their warm welcome and generous hospitality. What crowned this welcome was the Cape table, laden with wholesome dishes made from ingredients from the farm’s werf and fields.

Accommodation

Guest accommodation is a recent addition to the farm with luxury accommodation ranging from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character.

Must Do's at Boschendal

Guests are invited to enjoy all this magnificent farm has to offer: an award winning wine and bio-friendly food experience; a rich heritage; a spectacular natural and soulful landscape; fun, informative and engaging activities whilst also taking the opportunity for some down time in tranquil surroundings.