Buitenverwachting Wines
'1769' Vintage 2011
Grape variety: Muscat de Frontignan
Location: Constantia
Age of vines: Planted in 2003
Yield: 4,1 t/ha
Harvest Date: 17th March 2010
Vinification: Fermented on the skins, ⅓ French barrel maturation.
Bottling date: June 2009
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Res. Sugar: 115.8 g/l
Total acidity: 7.9 g/l
pH: 3,73
Total SO2: 190 ppm
Comments: This classical Constantia dessert wine offers ripe apricot, melon,fynbos and apple like characters. The initial sensation is sweet, but due to crisp natural acids the wine has a firm and full finish.
Food Match: Cheese platter, assorted patÚs.