Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2020

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Reon Richter
Main Variety - Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol - 13.02 %vol
pH - 3.47
RS - 6.38 g/l
Total Acid - 5.70 g/l
Appellation - Darling

Characteristics

Type - Rose
Style - Dry
Body - Light
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

Light Pomegranate in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Loads of ripe strawberries, sweet cherry and raspberries on the nose with a lingering fruity aftertaste. Truly a wine for all occasions. A great wine to enjoy and flirt over.


Blend Information

98% SauvignonBlanc, 2% Grenache

Food Suggestions

Will pair well with roasted chicken, a salmon salad, Italian food with a red sauce or stuffed mushrooms.

In The Vineyard

Terroir:Vineyards from different slopes and different soils were used for this blend. The cool nights and cool South-westerly wind in the afternoons cooled the vineyards down and helped to form the elegant fruit flavours. Soil types consisted of weathered granite to deep red and well drained soils.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation

About The Harvest

Yield: 6 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 21 - 22°B

In The Cellar

Vinification:Destalkand crush, 18 days fermentation at 14°C. Grapes and juice handled reductively to prevent oxidation and lock in fruitiness.Maturation:Left on lees for 2 months to add complexity.

Additional Information

Darling Cellars Reserve is a wine range of straight varietals where the focus is on fruit driven, varietal true, value for money wines. The grapes were harvested from dryland farmed vineyards in Darling, where the vines are not trellised and planted as bush vines. The Pyjama bush is a pink wild flower that grows in the Darling area.


Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2020 Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Reon Richter Sauvignon Blanc
Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2019 Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Maggie Venter Sauvignon Blanc
Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2018 Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Maggie Venter Sauvignon Blanc
Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2017 Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Maggie Venter Sauvignon Blanc
Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2016 Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Maggie Venter Sauvignon Blanc
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