Buitenverwachting Wines
     
 
Meifort 2010
   
Grape variety: Cabernet Sauvignon (30%), Cabernet Franc (40%), Merlot (15%) Malbec (10%) Petite Verdot (5%)
      
Location: Constantia
      
Harvest date: From end February 2010
      
Yield: 8,2 t / ha
      
Vinification: 20 days skin maceration. Matured 20 months in 2nd and 3rd fill, French Oak Barrels
      
Bottling date: January 2012
      
Alcohol: 14.3 %
Res. Sugar: 2,3 g/l
Total acidity: 6,2 g/l
pH: 3,51
Total SO2: 92 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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