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Darling Cellars Wild Flower Cape Ruby 2015

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Pieter Niel Rossouw and Maggie Venter
Main Variety - Tinta Barocca
Alcohol - 17.67 %vol
pH - 3.72
RS - 87 g/l
Total Acid - 6.64 g/l
Appellation - Darling


Type - 0

Tasting Notes

Rich ruby red colour with a beautiful, forth coming nose showing notes of spice, ripe plum, kirsch and dark chocolate. This wine exhibits a balance between ripe fruit flavours, supple tannins and hints of oak.

Ageing Potential

Drink now through the next 5 years.

Blend Information

70% Tinta Barocca, 20% Touriga Nacional 10% Souzao

Food Suggestions

Serve as an aperitif or partner to decadent deserts. Will also pair well with mature cheeses and charcuterie. Alternatively enjoy as a mixer in cocktails or serve on the rocks!

In The Cellar

Crafted according to the traditional Portugese method. Select Touriga Nacional and Tinta Barocca is hand harvested, fermented and fortified in small lagares, barrel matured in large seasoned oak barrels for a period of 12 months, to craft this forward style of Cape Ruby

Additional Information

The two factors which play the most important role in determining the character and quality of a wine are nature (soil, climate and location) and the human hand (cultivar choice, viticultural practices and winemaking techniques). Of these two, nature is considered to be the more important factor with a greater influence.

Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Darling Cellars Wild Flower Cape Ruby 2015 Pieter Niel Rossouw and Maggie Venter Tinta Barocca
 +27.224922276        +27.864651130
Mamre Station, R315, Darling 7345, South Africa