The balance is simply near perfect! Enjoy this on its own or with roasted duck breast or roasted tomato and basil pasta.
Strategically selected sites which get the warm sunny days and cooling effect of the Atlantic ocean. Deep soils from decomposed granite, clay rich and good drainage.
Yield: 5.5 - 6.5 ton/ha
Balling at Harvest: 24° - 25° B
Vinification: Crush and destalk, 5-10 days fermentation at 22 - 30°C
Maturation: After malolactic fermentation a portion (approx. 50%) of the wine is racked into barrels for 7-8 months while the balance is transferred into stainless tanks to which staves are added. A blend of 3rd and 4th fill barrels are used
|Wine||Wine Maker||Main Variety|
|Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot 2016||Carel Hugo + Pieter-Niel Rossouw||Merlot|
|Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot 2015||Carl Hugo and Abe Beukes||Merlot|
|Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot 2014||Carl Hugo and Abe Beukes||Merlot|