Buitenverwachting Wines
Buiten Blanc 2011
Grape variety: 85% Sauvignon Blanc, 10% Chenin Blanc, 5% Semillion
Location: Constantia / Durbanville / Somerset West
Soil type: Clovelly, Tukulu (dark)
Harvest date: From 27th January 2011
Yield: Average 6,2 t / ha
Vinification: Skin contact of approximately 12hours, Selection of five yeast strains
Approximately 21 days fermentation at 16 Celsius
Bottling date: From September 2011
Alcohol: 12,15 %
Res. Sugar: 3,5 g/l
Total acidity: 6,9 g/l
pH: 3,27 g/l
Total SO2: 125 mg
Comments: This full bodied Sauvignon Blanc based blend offers a variation of fruit characters including ripe gooseberry, green peppers, green melon and hints of tropical fruit.
Food Match: Delicious with seafood, chicken and Thai styled food.