Boschendal Le Bouquet 2018

Boschendal (Stellenbosch)

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The Boschendal Le Bouquet 2018 (£7.16) of Boschendal: a white wine from Stellenbosch with a blend based on chenin, muscat and chardonnay of 2018 and presents an alcohol content of 12.5%. 4 of 5 points is the average score of this white according to Drinks&Co users.

Technical sheet · Boschendal Le Bouquet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape,South Africa)
Winery: Boschendal
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chardonnay, Muscat, Chenin
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 12.5%
Conservation Temp.: 10-12ºC
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Description · Boschendal

Boschendal Le Bouquet 2018 (Chardonnay, Muscat and Chenin)

TASTING NOTES:

  • Color: Light yellow.
  • Nose: tropical fruit and peach and pineapple with spicy nuances and floral aromas.
  • Mouth: semi-dry white wine with a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity and a final flavored fresh fruit.

APPELLATION: Stellenbosch

VINEYARD: Boschendal. Thinus Kruger is in Boschendal since 2007 the winery. Boschendal is situated between the Simonsberg and Drakenstein mountains, an hour's drive from Cape Town. The name Bos-en-dal or forests and valleys and revealed its essence: breathtakingly beautiful basin with 1,800 hectares. It is one of the oldest farms of South African wine. 1685 was founded by the Huguenots Jean Le Long. 1715 came into the possession of Pierre, Abraham and Jacques de Villiers brothers, who helped Boschendal size and respect. From this period, the Boschendal winery, but is now, of course, equipped with technical dates modernster.

Today Boschendal is one of the most important wine producers in South Africa and with its historic buildings (part of a museum) and gardens and restaurant in a tourist attraction.GRAPES: 50% Morio nutmeg, 30% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Chardonnay

AGEING: The wine is stored until filling in steel tanks.

PREPARATION: 70% of the grapes were harvested by hand in the day, the rest of the night to get the flavors. After pressing, the wine was cooled for 2 days, then fermented at relatively cold temperatures.

PAIRING: curry and spicy food.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 6-11 °C

ALCOHOL: 12.5%

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Given their exceptional winemaking heritage of almost 300 years, the Boschendal cellar masters meticulously balance rustic tradition and modern innovation to produce classic, fruity wines while upholding the ecological integrity. Each wine range, including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet...

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Posted on at 12.30

4/5

Boschendal Le Bouquet 2018

This complex and harmonious composition offers a delicate sweetness and a bouquet of tropical fruit, peach and pineapple with spicy undertones and floral aromas. Extremely alive in character.
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Posted on at 21.04

4/5

In my opinion, the Boschendal Le Bouquet smelled like mango, banana and pear. Very nice roasted flavours.
Rich in complexity this Stellenbosch.
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Posted on at 20.06

4/5

Boschendal Classics Le Bouquet 2018

It had an intense colour. Over all, the Boschendal Classics Le Bouquet reminded me of white flowers.Very light, pleasant.
Coastal Region wines pair well with any type of pasta.
I bought it at the...
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Posted on at 04.21

4/5

- This complex and harmonious composition offers a delicate sweetness and a bouquet of tropical fruit, peach and pineapple with spicy undertones and floral aromas
- Extremely alive in character, it...
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Reviews about other vintages

Reviews about Boschendal Le Bouquet 2015

Stephen Bones
Stephen Bones

5/5

Taste as expected, same as when we lived in South Africa . Happy memories!
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Greg van Laun
Greg van Laun

5/5

I've known about this wine since first trying it in South Africa in 1985, and it is still top class!
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Reviews about Boschendal Le Bouquet 2017

Elisabeth Wilshire
Elisabeth Wilshire

4/5

Boschendal Classics Le Bouquet 2017
We tasted this wine at a wine tasting.
I don't know if there are problems with the 2017 vintage, but I thought the colour was a straw-yellow. Aromas that remind of acacia flowers. It has a slightly...
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Pamela Miller
Pamela Miller

4/5

This Boschendal wine goes well with food. I went with work colleagues to Boschendal and we taste it there.
It has a light yellow colour. Fresh lemon and apple aromas. Reminded me of burned wood and...
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Reviews about Boschendal Le Bouquet 2016

Edward Collins
Edward Collins

4/5

Boschendal Classics Le Bouquet 2016
A perfect wine with desserts. My best friend had tried it and she recommended it to me.
Like many it had a light golden brown colour. The Boschendal Classics Le Bouquet reminded me of jasmine on...
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