Buitenverwachting Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon 2009
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon
Location: Constantia
Harvest date: March 2009
Yield: 7,2t / 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: 3rd March 2011
Alcohol: 13.82%
Res. Sugar: 1,4 g/l
Total acidity: 6,0 g/l
pH: 3,55
Total SO2: 59 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.