This wine displays intense flavours of green pepper, flint, asparagus and mineral aromas on the nose. The palate shows mineral complexity with a fully complex mouth feel and a persistent aftertaste.
Terroir: South western facing slopes on deep granite soils are the preferred sites for these vineyards.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation.
Yield: 4 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 22 - 23°B
Vinification: Crush and destalk, 12 hours skin contact, 14 days fermentation at 13°C. Reductive winemaking
Maturation: Left on lees for 6 months in Stainless Steel tanks to add complexity and depth.
Darling Cellars Premium comes from specific vineyards which are selected for their uniqueness in prominent terroir flavours. These vineyards are planted in the best terroir for the specific varietal. Vineyards are carefully monitored by the winemaker who ultimately decides when the grapes will be harvested. These grapes are handled separately in the cellar to preserve their natural quality and uniqueness.
Darling Cellars Premium is a dedicated concept from site selection, through to the final drop in the glass at the end of a bottle.
|Wine||Wine Maker||Main Variety|
|Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2016||Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter||Sauvignon Blanc|
|Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2015||Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter||Sauvignon Blanc|
|Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2014||Pieter-Niel Rossouw||Sauvignon Blanc|
|Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2013||Abé Beukes & Welma Myburgh||Sauvignon Blanc|
|Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2010||Abé Beukes & Welma Visser||Sauvignon Blanc|