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Darling Cellars MCC Demi Sec 2016

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter
Main Variety - Chenin Blanc
Alcohol - 9.7 %vol
pH - 3.27
RS - 38 g/l
Total Acid - 5.2 g/l
Appellation - Darling


Type - Cap_Classique

Tasting Notes

Pale golden in color with a unique bouquet of green apples, pineapple, lemon and orange zest. The pleasing mouth showcases notes of biscuit flavours and a delicate touch of sweetness that ends with a crisp and well balanced acidity.

Blend Information

100% Chenin Blanc

Food Suggestions

This stylish MCC will compliment any occasion

In The Vineyard

Medium yellow, non-arid sandy soils with 60% red laterite dominating the sub surface soil.

Vineyard type: Bush Vine, dry land farmed
Yield: 6 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 18 °B

In The Cellar

Crush and destalk, 14 days fermentation and secondary fermentation in the bottle
Maturation: Kept on the lees for 16 months for a fuller mouth feel, complexity and stable bubbles

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Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Darling Cellars MCC Demi Sec 2016 Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter Chenin Blanc
 +27.224922276        +27.864651130
Mamre Station, R315, Darling 7345, South Africa