Buitenverwachting Wines
 
Maximus 2013
   
Grape variety:

Sauvignon Blanc 100%

      
Location: Constantia
Soil type: Clovelly, Tukulu (dark)
Trellising: Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 8 - 15 years
Irrigation: None (dry land cultivation)
Yield: 4,8 t / ha
Harvest Date: Early March 2013
      
Vinification: Part whole bunch pressing, part skin contact for 12 hours. Selection of five yeast strains. Fermented 12ºC - 16ºC for 21 days.
Barrique: 15 months
      
Bottling date: January 2015
      
Alcohol: 14,5 %
Res. Sugar: 6.2 g/l
Total acidity: 6.1 g/l
pH: 3,13
Total SO2: 146 ppm
      
Comments: The wine has a pale lemon yellow colour and a bouquet reminiscent of ripe melons and gooseberries with hints of gooseberries. The wine is dry, full bodied and has a long lingering finish.
  
  

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