Buitenverwachting Wines
Third Time Lucky 2014
Grape variety:

100% Viognier

Location: Constantia
Soil type: Clovelly, Tukulu (dark)
Trellising: Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 17 years
Irrigation: None (dry land cultivation)
Yield: 6,2 t / ha
Harvest Date: Early March 2012
Vinification: Part whole bunch pressing, part skin contact for 12 hours. Selection of five yeast strains. Fermented 12ºC - 16ºC for 21 days.
Barrique: 10 months
Bottling date: March 2015
Alcohol: 13,77 %
Res. Sugar: 4.3 g/l
Total acidity: 6.0 g/l
pH: 3,24
Total SO2: 125 ppm

The wine has a pale lemon yellow colour and a bouquet reminiscent of ripe pears with hints of gooseberries. The wine is dry, full bodied and has a long lingering finish.