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Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Technical Analysis
Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.51 %vol
pH - 3.46
RS - 2.31 g/l
Total Acid - 5.91 g/l
Appellation - Darling
Characteristics
Type - White
Style - Dry
Body - Medium
Taste - Mineral


Tasting Notes

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.


Blend Information
100% Sauvignon Blanc

Food Suggestions
pSeafood dishes, creamy chicken dish or a garden salad in early summer - the perfect accompaniment!/p

In The Vineyard

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


In The Cellar

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.


Additional Information

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.



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Mamre Station, R315, Darling 7345, South Africa