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Darling Cellars Sweet Darling White NV

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter
Main Variety - Muscat Ottonel
Alcohol - 10.75 %vol
pH - 3.3
RS - 28 g/l
Total Acid - 6.29 g/l
Appellation - Western Cape


Type - White
Style - Semi Sweet
Body - Soft
Taste - Fruity

Tasting Notes

A wine with many layers of tropical hints, honey and pear notes on the nose. This is floral and fruity wine that is supported by a fresh acidity. Makes for a perfect summer daytime drink!

Blend Information

50% Muscat, 50% Chenin Blanc

Food Suggestions

Makes for a perfect summer daytime drink!

In The Vineyard

The recent demarcation of the Darling district has led to a focus at Darling Cellars on wines which are terroir and varietal specific. The cool and temperate West Coast climate lends itself to a different micro- and mesoclimate which, along with the different types of soil, lead to unique grapes, which we guide into even more unique wines. Having 99% of all vineyards dry land and almost the same percentage as bush vine, this is as close to what nature intended for grapes to be as one can get.

Terroir: Decomposed granite in the area surrounding Darling Hills. Hot summers moderated by the cool Atlantic.

Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation.

About The Harvest

Yield: 5 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 17° B

In The Cellar

Vinification: Crush and destalk, 14 days fermentation at 12°C
Maturation: No maturation

Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Darling Cellars Sweet Darling White NV Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter Muscat Ottonel
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Mamre Station, R315, Darling 7345, South Africa