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Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal, Walker Bay

Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal, Walker Bay

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Cepages:
Sangiovese,Nebbiolo
Description:
A seductive nose which follows through to a mixed herb and berry character.
Origin:
Walker Bay
Vintage:
2016
Alcohol %:
14.0
Colour:
Red
Country:
South Africa
Group:
South Africa
Bottle Size:
75cl
Closure:
Cork
Wine Code:
1068
Producer:
Bouchard Finlayson
Website:
www.bouchardfinlayson.co.za
Other Info:
Originally prompted by the classic taste and palate of Italian varieties: Sangiovese and Nebbiolo. The importation of these grape varieties into South Africa in 1989 led to the development of this highly successful blend, with the first commercial launch of the Hannibal label 12 years later. The name Hannibal was adopted as a symbolic expression of the synergy with the African elephant participating in linking the wine lands of France and Italy together two thousand years ago under the invading command of the classic Carthaginian general.

Bouchard Finlayson are accredited by IPW - South Africa's voluntary environmental sustainability scheme for wine producers.

The Bouchard Finlayson Hannibal is fresh and alive with a characteristic Italian mouthfeel reflecting fruity complexity. Sangiovese dominated, Hannibal utilises a total of six varietals including Pinot Noir, Shiraz, Mourvèdre, Nebbiolo and Barbera. This is a unique collection of varieties but they all combine to achieve a harmonious orchestra of flavours where the essence of Italian food immediately comes to mind! Olive and red currant flavours combine with cranberry to result in a lingering finish and complex mouthfeel.

Press:
"Best Wine of South Africa" - Platter's Guide
Awards:
Silver Medal - Decanter World Wine Awards


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Food match:

A fantastic partner to an aubergine and mozzarella bake, chevre cheese and red meats.

 
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