A fruit forward wine with an array of complex aromas which include candy floss, red cherries, cranberries and mulberries. This elegant fruity wine will be a perfect fit for all festive occasions.
77% Cabernet Sauvignon/ 23% Merlot
In The Vineyard
Terroir: Decomposed granite and Hutton in the area surrounding Darling Hills. Hot summers moderated by the cool Atlantic
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation
About The Harvest
Yield: 6-8 t/ha Balling at Harvest: 24-25°B
Vinification: Grapes carefully selected from specific sites to produce vibrant, elegant berry fruit flavours. 5-8 days fermentation at 20-30°C Maturation: Maturation in Stainless Steel tanks. Blended early for better integration of tannins
The recent demarcation of the Darling district has led to a focus at Darling Cellars on wines which are terroir and varietal specific. The cool and temperate West Coast climate lends itself to a different micro- and mesoclimate which, along with the different types of soil, lead to unique grapes, which we guide into even more unique wines. Having 99% of all vineyards dry land and almost the same percentage as bush vine, this is as close to what nature intended for grapes to be as one can get.