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Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc 2018


£11.62 Price Per Bottle

£69.71 Price Per Case ( 6 Bottles )

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A pale lemon-coloured wine with a bouquet reminiscent of green figs with hints of gooseberries and green peppers. Dry and full-bodied with a long, lingering finish.

Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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Country South Africa

Region  Constantia

Grape  100% Sauvignon Blanc

Alcohol 14%

Closure Cork


Producer

It all began in Constantia, the narrow bit of peninsula where Governor Simon van der Stel planted 750 hectares of vines in 1685. The South African wine industry has had many changes of fortune in the three centuries since, but this historic estate remains, divided now between five wineries. Buitenverwachting, meaning beyond expectation, belongs to the Mueller family, who have lovingly restored both its buildings and its reputation as a source of particularly elegant South African wine.


Vineyard

Grapes came from a selection of unirrigated vines between three and sixteen years old, planted on a mixture of dark clovelly and tukulu soils. Picking was staggered over a few weeks to increase complexity.


Winery

Part of the crop was whole-bunch pressed, and part given skin contact for twelve hours, followed by fermentation with five selected yeast strains for twenty-one days at 12-16ºC. The wine was bottled unoaked in June 2013.


Taste

A pale lemon-coloured wine with a bouquet reminiscent of green figs with hints of gooseberries and green peppers. Dry and full-bodied with a long, lingering finish.

Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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Vintage
2018
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Constantia

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Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc 2018

A pale lemon-coloured wine with a bouquet reminiscent of green figs with hints of gooseberries and green peppers. Dry and full-bodied with a long, lingering finish.

Buitenverwachting Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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