Buitenverwachting Wines
Cabernet Franc 2009
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Location: Constantia
Harvest date: March 2009
Yield: 5,8 t / ha
Vinification: Fermentation and post maturation on skins for 21 days. Barrel matured for 18 24 months. 2nd and 3rd fill French Oak barrels. Malolactic fermentation.
Bottling date: November 2011
Alcohol: 14.5%
Res. Sugar: 1,5 g/l
Total acidity: 6,3 g/l
pH: 3,40 g/l
Total SO2: 58 ppm
Tasting Notes: Offers strong characters reminiscent of dark chocolate, tobacco and ripe red pepper as well as cigar-box.
Food Match: Grilled Steaks, Karoo Lamb Chops, Ostrich or Kudu.