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Boschendal Blanc de Noir, Franschhoek Valley, South Africa

Wine Notes

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $10   From: $3   To: $15

Price History for Boschendal Blanc de Noir, Franschhoek Valley, South Africa
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Grape Variety

Cabernet – Merlot – Syrah blends incorporate some of the world's most popular red wine grape varieties, each of which are grown in almost every wine-producing country on earth. There are no hard and fast rules on the proportions used – ultimately this is down to the winemaking preferences of the individual producer.

The Cabernet grapes (both Cabernet Sauvignon and, to a lesser extent, Cabernet Franc) are both classic blending partners for Merlot, whether individually or together. They are in fact the core ingredients of the traditional Bordeaux Blend. Less traditional, but increasingly common, particularly in the New World, is to add a component of ...more


Region
  • Franschhoek Valley is a wine-producing area in the south-east corner of Paarl, in South Africa’s Western Cape. This small valley is home to some of South Africa’s most famous wine estates and has been producing wine since the 17th Century. Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon are the key grapes behind Franschhoek's full-bodied red wines. The region is also associated with the production of Cap Classique sparkling wine produced mainly from Chardonnay - Pinot Noir blends.

    The vineyards of Franschhoek sit within a clearly defined valley. The Wemmershoek Mountains to the north separate it from the ...more

  • The Coastal Region is a significant wine-producing area in the Western Cape that forms the heart of the South African wine industry. Stretching from Darling in the north to Cape Point and Constantia in the south, and to Stellenbosch and Paarl in the east, it accounts for nearly half of all the area under vine in South Africa.

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