Buitenverwachting Wines
Husseys Vlei Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Location: Constantia
Soil type: Decomposed Granite, Tukulu and Sweetwater.
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: Skin contact of up to 20 hours, dependent on skin profile. Selection of different yeast strains. Fermented 12C - 16C for 21 days.
Bottling date: August 2012
Alcohol: 14.0 %
Res. Sugar: 3.2 g/l
Total acidity: 6.8 g/l
pH: 3,3
Total SO2: 120 ppm
Comments: Light green colour with hints of lemon yellow. A Bouquet of asparagus combined with a herbaceous finish. The wine is dry, full bodied and has a long lingering finish.