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Lady Ann Darling 2016
Technical Analysis
Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 12.01 %vol
pH - 3.40
RS - 2.21 g/l
Total Acid - 6.0 g/l
Appellation - Darling
Characteristics
Type - White
Style - Dry
Body - Full
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes
An interesting wine with layers of fruit complexity supported with well integrated wood. Typical aromas are green characters of green fig with tropical arrays of white pears and pineapple. The palate is elegant with a lovely minerality to the finish.

Ageing Potential
Will age well within the next 3-5 years.

In The Vineyard
Terroir: A combination of vineyards growing on laterite soils about 15km from the Atlantic Ocean.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation

About The Harvest
Yield: 4 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 22-23°B

In The Cellar
Vinification: Crush and destalk, barrel fermented in new 500lt French oak barrels.
Maturation: Left on lees for 2 months to add complexity. Barrel matured on fine lees for 8 months.

Additional Information

We have created some stand alone premium wines to showcase the diversity of Darling Cellars and the Darling region. All so unique, we couldn’t find a place for them in our 3 core ranges. Definitely wines to come look for.

We have created some stand alone premium wines to showcase the diversity of Darling Cellars and the Darling region. All so unique, we couldn’t find a place for them in our 3 core ranges. Definitely wines to come look for.


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Lady Ann Darling 2016 Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter Sauvignon Blanc
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Mamre Station, R315, Darling 7345, South Africa