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Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter
Main Variety - Chenin Blanc
Alcohol - 12.25 %vol
pH - 3.39
RS - 1.73 g/l
Total Acid - 5.20 g/l
Appellation - Darling

Characteristics

Type - White
Style - Dry


Tasting Notes

Explosion of tropical and citrus notes on your nose that follow through on your mid palate. Well structured mid palate with a fresh citrus lingering aftertaste covered by pineapple and lemony undertones.

Blend Information

76% Chenin Blanc, 24% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Suggestions

Enjoy with light fruit salad of sushi!

In The Vineyard

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: 6-8 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 22°B

In The Cellar

Vinification: Crush and destalk, 12 days fermentation at 14° C

Additional Information

The idea behind the Classic Range is easy drinking fun wines which are rich in vibrant fruit, displays a little bit of complexity, but is never heavy, nor dull. Wines for all festive occasions.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2018 Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Immelman Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2016 Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2015 Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2014 Abé Beukes & Welma Myburgh Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Abé Beukes & Welma Myburgh Chenin Blanc
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