Buitenverwachting Wines
Buiten Blanc 2012
Grape variety: 60% Sauvignon Blanc, 27% Chenin Blanc, 10% Semillon, 3 % Viognier
Location: Constantia / Durbanville / Stellenbosch / Stanford / Elgin/ Walkerbay
Soil type: Clovelly, Tukulu (dark)
Harvest date: From end January 2012
Yield: Average 8.0 t / ha
Vinification: Various skin contact time, dependent on the taste profile of the skins. Up to 12 hours. Selection of various yeast strains.
Approximately 21 days fermentation at 13-18 Celsius.
Bottling date: From end March 2012
Alcohol: 13.0 %
Res. Sugar: 3,8 g/l
Total acidity: 6,6 g/l
pH: 3,15 g/l
Total SO2: 120 mg
Comments: This vibrant Sauvignon Blanc blend offers a selection of fruit characters, including ripe gooseberry, green melon and hints of tropical fruit.
Ageing Potential: Up to 2.5 years, dependent on storage (maturation) temperature.
Food Match: A very versatile wine - great with all chicken dishes as well as lighter seafood meals.