Taste Bouchard Finlayson, wines in Cape Town

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Date(s) - 15/08/2017
5:45 pm - 7:30 pm

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Open Wine

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Bouchard Finlayson from the Hemel en Aarde wine route in Hermanus will be presenting a Tutored Wine Tasting on Tuesday 15 August 2017, at Open Wine in Wale Street, Cape Town. The fun, informal tasting can accommodate only 18 guests and is open to everyone from wine novices to oenologists. The tasting will be hosted by winemaker Chris Albrecht, who celebrated his 7th harvest since he first started at Bouchard Finlayson in 2011. Nine vintages of the unique red blend, Hannibal will be tasted alongside a few other Italian varietal examples, and sampled alongside delectable canapés from Open Wine.

 

Bouchard Finlayson Vineyard and Winery is a small cellar dedicated to the quality production of Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc. Established in 1989 in the temperate Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, adjacent to the coastal town of Hermanus, it is situated on 125 hectares (312 acres) of Walker Bay’s prime viticultural land. Ever since releasing their first vintages, the name Bouchard Finlayson has been internationally synonymous with excellence. Today, owned by the Red Carnation Hotels’ Tollman family and under the leadership of Victoria Tollman, founder Peter Finlayson and winemaker Chris Albrecht, 25 hectares (62 acres) of the estate are currently under vine with 50% devoted to the varietal for which Peter is most acclaimed – Pinot noir.

Bookings are essential: contact Bouchard Finlayson on 028 312 3515 orinfo@bouchardfinlayson.co.za

ABOUT BOUCHARD FINLAYSON

Established in 1989 in the temperate Hemel-en-Aarde Valley on 125 hectares (312 acres) of Walker Bay’s prime viticultural land, Bouchard Finlayson Vineyard and Winery is a small cellar dedicated to the quality production of Pinot noir, Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc. Ever since releasing their first vintages, the name Bouchard Finlayson has been internationally synonymous with excellence.Today, owned by the Red Carnation Hotels’ Tollman family and under the leadership of Victoria Tollman, founder Peter Finlayson and winemaker Chris Albrecht, 25 hectares (62 acres) of the estate are currently under vine with 50% devoted to the varietal for which Peter is most acclaimed – Pinot noir. Other cultivars under production include Chardonnay, Sauvignon blanc and Sangiovese, as well as a handful under exploration. Bouchard Finlayson is a World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Conservation Champion.

Situated on the R320 near Hermanus, Bouchard Finlayson vineyard and winery is open for tastings and sales Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 17h00 and on Saturdays from 10h00 to 13h00. For further information, call +27 28 312 3515; email info@bouchardfinlayson.co.za; or visit www.bouchardfinlayson.co.za.

 

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