Buitenverwachting Wines
Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Location: Constantia
Soil type: Clovelly, Tukulu (dark)
Trellising: Elongated Perold
Age of vines: 3 16 years
Irrigation: None (dry land cultivation)
Yield: 6,4 t / ha
Harvest Date: From February to March 2013
Vinification: Part whole bunch pressing, part skin contact for 12 hours. Selection of five yeast strains. Fermented 12C - 16C for 21 days.
Barrique: None
Bottling date: June 2013
Alcohol: 13.5 %
Res. Sugar: 3.2 g/l
Total acidity: 7.1 g/l
pH: 3,05
Total SO2: 122 ppm
Comments: The wine has a pale lemon yellow colour and a bouquet reminiscent of green figs with hints of gooseberries and an intrusion of green peppers. The wine is dry, full bodied and has a long lingering finish.