Buitenverwachting Wines
     
 
Meifort 2008
Grape variety: Cabernet Franc (57%), Petit Verdot (21%), Merlot (18%), Cabernet Sauvignon (3%)
      
Location: Constantia
      
Harvest date: From end February 2008
      
Yield: 8,2 t / ha
      
Vinification: 20 days skin maceration. Matured 24 months in 2nd and 3rd fill, French Oak Barrels
      
Bottling date: March 2011
      
Alcohol: 14.0 %
Res. Sugar: 2,5 g/l
Total acidity: 5,9 g/l
pH: 3,64
Total SO2: 74 ppm
      
Comments: Full bodied and complex red blend. Warm and inviting nose showing elegant plum, red cherry characters combined with spicy oak and tobacco characters.
      
Food Match: Red meats, barbeque, savory pasta dishes, and pizza.
 

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