Home > Products > South Africa > Crocodile’s Lair Chardonnay 2017, B. Finlayson

Crocodile’s Lair Chardonnay 2017, B. Finlayson

£17.90 per bottle

About this wine

From the single Kaaimansgat vineyard in cool-climate Overberg, comes Bouchard Finlayson’s Crocodile’s Lair Chardonnay.  The essence of capturing complexity drives the flavour profile of this Chardonnay.  Structured with many layered flavour components arising from combinations of the best French Oak, yeast, lees contact and finest fruit, which all reward the palate with a kaleidoscope of tastes. This pleasing palate adventure offers hints of litchi, white peach, kiwi fruit, strawberry smoothie and golden tangerine combining to generate a memorable taste experience.  This is exemplary Chardonnay from one of the masters of the variety; Peter Finlayson.  Aging potential is excellent.  Treat seriously and sip slowly! A great companion to white meat and rich seafood.

array(5) {
  [0]=>
  object(WP_Term)#17013 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(101)
    ["name"]=>
    string(18) "Bouchard Finlayson"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(18) "bouchard-finlayson"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(101)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(11) "pa_producer"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(14)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [1]=>
  object(WP_Term)#18225 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(14)
    ["name"]=>
    string(12) "South Africa"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(12) "south-africa"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(14)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(11) "product_cat"
    ["description"]=>
    string(26) "Tradition meets innovation"
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(239)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [2]=>
  object(WP_Term)#18229 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(66)
    ["name"]=>
    string(10) "Walker Bay"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(10) "walker-bay"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(66)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(9) "pa_region"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(14)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [3]=>
  object(WP_Term)#18236 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(63)
    ["name"]=>
    string(10) "Chardonnay"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(10) "chardonnay"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(63)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(8) "pa_grape"
    ["description"]=>
    string(513) "Possibly the most famous grape variety in the world, Chardonnay has found a home in pretty much every corner of the wine world. From crisp, flinty Chablis styles to full-bodied, oaky, rich Napa Valley Chardonnay it is a variety which has the ability to morph according to the climate or winemaking philosophy. It also has the capacity to produce amongst the greatest white wines in the world. Some praise indeed for this chameleon variety, the likes of which may only truly be matched by Riesling or Chenin Blanc."
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(40)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
  [4]=>
  object(WP_Term)#18237 (10) {
    ["term_id"]=>
    int(156)
    ["name"]=>
    string(4) "75cl"
    ["slug"]=>
    string(4) "75cl"
    ["term_group"]=>
    int(0)
    ["term_taxonomy_id"]=>
    int(156)
    ["taxonomy"]=>
    string(14) "pa_bottle-size"
    ["description"]=>
    string(0) ""
    ["parent"]=>
    int(0)
    ["count"]=>
    int(408)
    ["filter"]=>
    string(3) "raw"
  }
}
Producer Bouchard Finlayson
Category South Africa
Region Walker Bay
Grape Chardonnay
Bottle Size 75cl

Delivery

Available for delivery within 10 working days.

Delivery within mainland UK is free for orders over £75.00.

Don't miss out on a superlative selection of world class wines...

Get competitions, promotions, offers and blog posts straight to your inbox

Blog

Introducing a new face to Frontier Fine Wines!

01.02.2018

Tweet

Congratulations Kym & Dylan, a well deserved award! twitter.com/WineChallenge/…

@frontierwine 7d

Featured Producer

Viña Ventisquero V9 Reserva Range