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Boschendal Chardonnay, South Africa
90 Points

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Vintage: 2017
BC: $22.0

BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -594804
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WineScores' Review

Toasted, approachable, buttery.
Founded in 1685, Boschendal stands as one of the oldest wine companies in South Africa.
This Chardy is delicious, a solid version that smells of golden pineapples, vanilla, smoked sweet spices, melon and roasted hazelnuts. It's got wonderful lift and freshness; the finish is long and trails vanilla, spice and pineapple flavours.
Pair: corn on the cob, grilled chicken, smoked cheeses, shellfish dipped in butter and creamy white sauces.

Recommended Pairings
Seafood/Shellfish, White Meat Chicken/Pork, Creamy Dishes

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Wine Scores reviewed - 2019-09-13 15:12:30.0


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