Buitenverwachting Wines
     
 
Meifort 2014
   
Grape variety: Merlot (35%), Cabernet Franc (34%), Petite Verdot (15%); Malbec (10%); Cab Sauv (6%)
      
Location: Constantia
      
Harvest date: From end-February 2014
      
Yield: 8,2 t / ha
      
Vinification: Matured 20-24 months in 2nd and 3rd fill, French Oak Barrels
      
Bottling date: Early 2016
      
Alcohol: 14.5 %
Total acidity: 6,3 g/l
pH: 3,4
Total SO2: 86 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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