Buitenverwachting Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Location: Constantia
Harvest date: March 2006
Yield: 6,8 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: October 2009
Alcohol: 14.78 %
Res. Sugar: 2,3 g/l
Total acidity: 5.8 g/l
pH: 3,52
Total SO2: 92 ppm
Comments: Offers strong berry flavours reminiscent of blackcurrant and ripe cherries. Mineral and cigar-box characters.
Food Match: Grilled Steaks, Karoo Lamb Chops, Ostrich or Kudu.