Buitenverwachting Wines
Husseys Vlei Sauvignon Blanc 2011
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Location: Constantia
Soil type: Tukulu (dark)
Trellising: Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 4 15 years
Irrigation: None (dry land cultivation)
Yield: 5,1 t / ha
Harvest Date: From March 2011
Vinification: Part whole bunch pressing, part skin contact for 12 hours. Selection of five yeast strains. Fermented 12C - 16C for 21 days.
Barrique: None
Bottling date: September 2011
Alcohol: 13.50 %
Res. Sugar: 2.3 g/l
Total acidity: 7.4 g/l
pH: 3,32
Total SO2: 150 ppm
Comments: The wine has a pale lemon yellow colour and a bouquet reminiscent of green peppers combined with herbaceous aromas. The wine is dry, full bodied and has a long lingering finish.