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Darling Cellars Classic Range (archived)

The idea behind the Classic Range is easy drinking fun wines which are rich in vibrant fruit, displays a little bit of complexity, but is never heavy, nor dull. Wines for all festive occasions.
Darling Cellars Limited Release Sir Charles Henry Darling 2011
A classic blend of noble varietals showing ripe berries, dark chocolate and vanilla aroma. The juicy softness of Merlot combines with the structure and freshness of Petit Verdot. Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc add to the complexity of this wine.
Alc: 14.98  RS: 1.83  pH: 3.68  TA: 5.41  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Limited Release Lime Kilns 2011
This wine shows a light yellow colour and a rich combination of peaches, citrus and vanilla on the nose. The palate is complex and very well balanced with a firm structure and clean flavours.
Alc: 14.14  RS: 3.76  pH: 3.57  TA: 6.05  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Limited Release MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut 2011
Rich straw in colour, with a beautiful array of bubbles as the wine is poured. Slight citrus notes on the nose are supported by ripe apple and brioche from the Chardonnay and 20 months on lees.
Alc: 12.42  RS: 9.7  pH: 3.11  TA: 9.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut 2013
A pale golden color with lime green tinges gives a hint to the flavors that might follow. The bouquet is packed with citrus notes that are followed on the palate by flavors of ripe golden delicious apples and fresh brioche from the extended lees maturation. The rich palate gives way to subtle mineral notes that persist and make this the perfect wine to be enjoyed with someone special…. And maybe even n few oysters on the half shell too!
Alc: 11.74  RS: 6.42  pH: 3.28  TA: 7.26  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Limited Release Noble Late Harvest 2010
This Noble Late Harvest was made in a Sautern style, with lower sugar and light wood influences. The wine shows typical Botrytis flavours of dried fruit and good concentration on the palate. The sugar, acid and alcohol is well balanced and the wood maturation adds to the complexity and structure of this sweet wine.

Alc: 11.77  RS: 199.0  pH: 3.74  TA: 9.78  VA: 1.18  SO2:  FSO2: 50
Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2010
This wine displays passion fruit, green figs and flinty aromas on the nose. The palate shows mineral complexity with a well-rounded balance and a persistent aftertaste.

Alc: 13.39  RS: 2.03  pH: 3.44  TA: 6.37  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2013
This wine displays passion fruit, green figs and flinty aromas on the nose. The palate shows mineral complexity with a well-rounded balance and a persistent aftertaste.

Alc: 13.2  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.52  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Shiraz 2008
Showing its Darling heritage with black forest fruits, a hint of plum, dark chocolate and black pepper on the nose. The soft tannins and smokiness will mature into typical truffle, meaty and savoury Darling Syrah! Nothing overripe, but full bodied and integrated.

Alc: 14.75  RS: 2.10  pH: 3.61  TA: 5.46  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Pinotage 2009
Red and black berries with spicy wood flavours make up the complex nose of this fine Pinotage. A full bodied wine, with underlying complexity and supporting wood aromas.

Alc: 14.1  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.85  TA: 5.27  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
An example of pure Cabernet Sauvignon fruit, with aromas of wood, ripe blackberries and cassis on the nose. It is a juicy, well structured wine with a hint of ripeness on the palate and an abundance of black fruit. The finish is long and smooth, with a slight smokiness. The tannin structure is firm but by no means aggressive, to emphasise the varietal characteristic.

Alc: 14.36  RS: 1.76  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.78  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Kroon 2007
A unique blend in South Africa, and for that matter, in the world! With all components fermented together, another unique concept comes to the fore. This wine is from the beginning destined to be Kroon. Thus only the best grapes are used for this small production of our Flagship wine.

Deep colour and intense aromas of plum, chocolate and spices like cinnamon and vanilla. The wood is very well integrated with the fruit flavours. This is a full bodied wine with a good balance of alcohol, acidity, tannin and fruit.

Alc: 14.4  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Kroon 2008
A unique blend in South Africa, and for that matter, in the world! With all components fermented together, another unique concept comes to the fore. This wine is from the beginning destined to be Kroon. Thus only the best grapes are used for this small production of our Flagship wine. Intense aromas of plum, chocolate, cinnamon and fennel. The wood is very well integrated with the fruit flavours. This is a matured wine with a good balance of alcohol, acidity, tannin and fruit.
Alc: 14.3  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.55  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Kroon 2010
A unique blend in South Africa, and for that matter, in the world! With all components fermented together, another unique concept comes to the fore. This wine is from the beginning destined to be Kroon. Thus only the best grapes are used for this small production of our Flagship wine. Intense aromas of plum, chocolate, cinnamon. A very restrained wine that keeps on developing in the glass. A vibrant acidity balances the flavours and makes it a great complement to food. This wine will drink wonderfully now but will age gracefully for another decade.
Alc: 14.64  RS: 1.53  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.65  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Premium Kroon 2011
This unique blend of Shiraz, Pinotage, Barbera, Grenache and Mourveder is made to create a complex wine that compliments food very well. As a young wine the vanilla and spice aromas are dominant but with bottle maturation it develops into an aromatic and soft wine.
Alc: 13.7  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.71  TA: 5.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Lots of passion fruit, guava and grassy flavours on the nose. The passion fruit and grassy flavours follow through on the palate. On the taste the wine is round and elegant with a crisp finish which makes this a good food wine but also easy drinkable.
Alc: 13.54  RS: 1.76  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.22  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Initially a subdued bouquet opens up to aromas of nettle and fresh peas giving way to underlying notes of passion fruit. These flavours follow on the palate and are supported by a vibrant acidity that keeps the palate fresh without being cloying.
Alc: 12.51  RS: 2.48  pH: 3.44  TA: 6.09  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Initially a subdued bouquet opens up to aromas of nettle and an array of tropical fruit such as watermelon skin, passion fruit and pineapple. These flavours follow on the palate and are supported by a vibrant acidity that keeps the palate fresh.
Alc: 12.70  RS: 2.48  pH: 3.48  TA: 5.52  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2013
A fruity, crisp white with pungent citrus on the nose as well as pear flavours. A well balanced Chenin with pear flavours following through on the taste and a well-rounded finish
Alc: 13.82  RS: 2.81  pH: 3.51  TA: 5.88  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2014
A fruity, crisp white with pungent citrus on the nose as well as guava flavours. A well balanced Chenin with guava flavours following through on the taste and a well-rounded finish that will compliment seafood, light dishes and salads.
Alc: 13.32  RS: 2.85  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.98  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2015
A fruity, crisp white with pears and peaches on the nose as well as mouthwatering guava flavours. A well balanced and structured Chenin with guava flavours following through on the taste and a well-rounded finish.
Alc: 13.23  RS: 2.57  pH: 3.48  TA: 5.44  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2013
White pears and pineapple are the flavours you'll find on this lightly wooded Chardonnay. A clean, complex mouth feel and the aroma of pear on the palate with a well-balanced aftertaste, makes this the perfect wine with food.
Alc: 14.04  RS: 2.84  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.83  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2015
White pears and pineapple are the flavours you'll find on this lightly wooded Chardonnay. A clean, complex mouth feel and the aroma of pear on the palate with a well-balanced aftertaste, makes this the perfect wine with food.
Alc: 13.54  RS: 2.48  pH: 3.42  TA: 5.14  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Six Tonner" Merlot 2012
A soft, fruity wine with plum and mulberry flavours both on the nose and palate. With the subtle use of oak, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance between fruit and wood for easy drinking.
Alc: 13.62  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Black Granite" Shiraz 2012
The wine has a deep almost opaque garnet colour with a bouquet of spice, dark plums and bramble berries. These flavours follow on the palate and combined with a fine tannin profile and integrated oaking give the wine great length.
Alc: 13.88  RS: 2.84  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.59  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Black Granite" Shiraz 2013
The wine has a deep almost opaque garnet colour with a bouquet of spice, dark plums and bramble berries. These flavours follow on the palate and combined with a fine tannin profile and integrated oaking give the wine great length.
Alc: 13.88  RS: 2.84  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.59  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
A classic Cabernet Sauvignon with a dark garnet colour. A bouquet of currents and cassis give way to a palate of dark berries and black berries. Fine tannins and balanced subtle oaking give an elegant mouth feel and long finish.
Alc: 14.04  RS: 3.08  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.15  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
A classic Cabernet Sauvignon with a dark garnet colour. A bouquet of currents and cassis give way to a palate of dark berries and black berries. Fine tannins and balanced subtle oaking give an elegant mouth feel and long finish.This wine can be enjoyed on its own or with robust spicy meat dishes.
Alc: 14.71  RS: 1.83  pH: 3.69  TA: 5.52  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Old Blocks" Pinotage 2011
An inky black wine with complex fruits and floral hints on the nose. On the palate tannin structure is balanced by flavours of liquorice, dark berries and plums.
Alc: 13.65  RS: 4.5  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.99  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellar Reserve Chocoholic 2013
A delicious and elegant wine that delights the nose and palate with lovely ripe plum flavours with soft tannins and lingering notes of toasty oak characters. A wine that shows a lot of modern styling with the trademark Darling elegance!!
Alc: 14.8  RS: 9.92  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.62  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve Chocoholic 2014
A delicious and elegant wine that delights the nose and palate with lovely dark plum flavours with soft tannins and lingering notes of toasty oak characters. A wine that shows a lot of modern styling with the trademark Darling elegance!!
Alc: 14.3  RS: 8.92  pH: 3.68  TA: 5.53  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Old Vines" Shiraz Mourvèdre 2012
This blend of two varietals reflects the typical spiciness of Shiraz combined with the peppery flavour and deep colour of Mourvedre. The wine is elegant with soft fruit flavours and a subtle hint of oak on the aftertaste.
Alc: 13.65  RS: 2.41  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.50  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Citrus and pineapple flavours on the nose, as well as grassy notes from the Sauvignon Blanc, that flow onto the pallet.
Alc: 13.63  RS: 2.78  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.05  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2014
Citrus and pineapple flavours on the nose, as well as fresh grassy notes from the Sauvignon Blanc, that flow onto the pallet. The wine is round and smooth and a good example of a fruity blend with easy drinkability to enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch or as a sundowner.
Alc: 13.63  RS: 2.78  pH: 3.6  TA: 6.05  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2015
Explosion of tropical and citrus notes on your nose that follow through on your mid palate. Well structured mid palate with a fresh citrus lingering aftertaste covered by pineapple and lemony undertones.
Alc: 12.25  RS: 1.73  pH: 3.39  TA: 5.20  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Merlot Rosé 2012
The idea behind the Classic Range is easy drinking fun wines which are rich in vibrant fruit, displays a little bit of complexity, but is never heavy, nor dull. Wines for all festive occasions.

Dark Pomegranate juice in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Strawberries and Raspberries on the nose and the palate make for a mouthwatering and appetizing wine. A great wine to enjoy and flirt over!

Alc: 13.30  RS: 5.69  pH: 3.20  TA: 5.40  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Merlot Rosé 2014 -  SOLD OUT
Dark Pomegranate juice in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Strawberries and Raspberries on the nose and the palate make for a mouthwatering and appetizing wine. A great wine to enjoy and flirt over!
Alc: 12.41  RS: 8  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.23  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Merlot Rosé 2015 -  SOLD OUT
Light pink blush in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Strawberries, raspberries and candy floss on the nose and the palate make for a mouthwatering and appetizing wine. A fresh sweet red fruit lingering aftertaste.
Alc: 12.64  RS: 3.62  pH: 3.42  TA: 5.50  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2012
The idea behind the Classic Range is easy drinking fun wines which are rich in vibrant fruit, displays a little bit of complexity, but is never heavy, nor dull. Wines for all festive occasions.

A well balanced wine with fruit and wood complementing each other for a great drinking experience. Hints of coffee, from light wood treatment, accentuates the red berry flavours of the Merlot while the blackcurrants of the Cabernet compliments the light smokiness of the oak on the lingering palate.

Alc: 13.23  RS: 3.05  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.47  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2013

A well balanced wine with enticing fruit characters including plum and red cherry. A complex palate gives way to a lingering finish making this a great wine to be enjoyed with food.



Alc: 14.38  RS: 2.57  pH: 3.69  TA: 5.10  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2014
A well balanced wine with enticing fruit characters including plum and red cherry. A complex palate gives way to a lingering finish making this a great wine to be enjoyed with food.
Alc: 14.20  RS: 2.14  pH: 3.65  TA: 5.60  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2015
This wine has vibrant flavours of red berry and fruit characters including plum and mulberry. On the palate is a fresh acidity.
Alc: 14.38  RS: 3.87  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.33  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Sweet Darling Rosé 2012
A blushing new blend showing fruity and floral aromas. This is a soft friendly wine with a balanced sweetness on taste. A contemporary new style with ravishing low-alcohol appeal.
Alc: 13.10  RS: 27.0  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.70  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Sweet Darling Red NV
A complex wine with a combination of red fruit and black berry fruits on both the bouquet and palate.
Alc: 13.77  RS: 27.7  pH: 3.65  TA: 5.51  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Cellarmaster's Signature Selection No.1
A vibrant dark colour wine displaying sweet berries and plums on the nose. A fresh and fruity palate with a firm tannin structure. Best serve with pasta and meat dishes. Good potential for further bottle maturation for 3-4 years.

Alc: 12.98  RS: 1.83  pH: 3.74  TA: 5.04  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Cellarmasters Signature Selection No. 2 2011
Winemaker's comments:
The wine shows grassy and flint aromas typical of Nouvelle. On the palate crisp fruit flavours suggest that the wine will can be enjoyed with salads, seafood and poultry.

Alc: 12.8  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.37  TA: 6.05  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2008
Herbaceous notes, asparagus and green fig dominate the palate with a wonderfully full palate and racy acidity on the finish.
Alc: 12.11  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.45  TA: 6.2  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2007
A white to be decanted??? Well, yes! A very restraint and shy wine this early in the year. With decanting, guava, complimented with passion fruit, peach blossoms and citrus, dominate the nose. This lightly wood fermented Bush Vine Chenin Blanc was kept on fine lees for almost 3 months.

A well rounded Chenin with a crisp fresh finish that will grow more complex with bottle maturation.

Alc: 12.7  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.35  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Deep, dark colour with aromas of blackcurrants and subtle wood on the nose. A great concentration of fruit on the palate supported with finely balanced tannins. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.
Alc: 14.57  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.69  TA: 5.30  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2005
Michelangelo Awards 2006 - Silver Medal
A soft, fruity wine with delicate ripe plum flavours both on the nose and palate. Lightly oaked, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance between fruit and wood.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2005
A deep coloured fruity wine with the typical Pinotage aromas of dark chocolate, banana and red berries. On the palate the wine is rich and full-bodied with soft, dry tannins.
Alc: 14.4  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2005
A medium bodied wine displaying wild berries, spice and cloves on the nose. A creamy palate with flavours of raspberry, supported by a soft tannin structure.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.76  TA: 5.39  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2004
Deep, dark colour with aromas of blackcurrants and subtle wood on the nose. A great concentration of fruit on the palate supported with finely balanced tannins. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.
Alc: 14.1  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2007
A soft, fruity wine with delicate ripe plum flavours both on the nose and palate. With the subtle use of oak, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance between fruit and wood.
Alc: 14.88  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.65  TA: 5.21  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2007
Another example of this fine varietal with a bit of a dry finish. A medium bodied wine displaying wild berries, and ripe plums on the nose. With a little time, it will develop into a lovely Darling Shiraz with opulent fruit and an integrated wood structure.
Alc: 14.4  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.78  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Methode Cap Classique Blanc de Blanc Brut 2008
Rich straw in colour, with a beautiful array of bubbles as the wine is poured. Slight citrus notes on the nose are supported by ripe apple and brioche from the Chardonnay and 20 months on lees. A beautifully balanced dryness and persistent mousse on the palate makes this a great MCC to savour with Oysters, or a stunning sunset...


Alc: 11.00  RS: 8.0  pH: 3.40  TA: 6.06  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Methode Cap Classique Blanc de Blanc Brut 2009
Rich straw in colour, with a beautiful array of bubbles as the wine is poured. Slight citrus notes on the nose are supported by ripe apple and brioche from the Chardonnay and 20 months on lees. A beautifully balanced dryness and persistent mousse on the palate makes this a great MCC to savour with Oysters, or a stunning sunset...

Alc: 12.0  RS: 8.0  pH: 3.40  TA: 6.06  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Lime Kilns 2010
This wine shows a light yellow colour and a rich combination of peaches, citrus and vanilla on the nose. The palate is complex and very well balanced with a firm structure and clean flavours. Tannins, alcohol and fruit are finely balanced, makes this a definite food wine. The wine will gain more complexity with further maturation.

Alc: 13.08  RS: 2.06  pH: 3.52  TA: 5.51  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Sir Charles Henry Darling 2008
A classic blend showing fine integration of fruit and wood flavours. Big but refined and good potential for futher bottle maturation. This wine shows harmony, structure and finess.
Alc: 14.21  RS: 1.66  pH: 3.76  TA: 1.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2009
A Fruity, crisp white with Guava on the nose as well as passion fruit and citrus flavours.  A well balanced Chenin wit crisp fresh finish that will compliment seafood, light dishes and salads.
Alc: 13.1  RS: 2.81  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.99  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2009
Green fig and passion fruit on the nose with tropical fruit and guava flavours in the mouth.  On the taste the wine is round with a crisp finish which makes this a good food wine but also easy drinkable.
Alc: 13.78  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.31  TA: 6.58  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2012
A fruity, crisp white with pungent guava on the nose as well as passion fruit and lemon zest flavours. A well balanced Chenin with guava flavours following through on the taste and a crisp fresh finish.

Alc: 12.28  RS: 3.48  pH: 4.22  TA: 6.03  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2012
Lots of passion fruit and grassy flavours with hints of flintiness on the nose. The grassy flavours follow through on the palate. On the taste the wine is round and elegant with a crisp finish.

Alc: 13.1  RS: 3.62  pH: 3.36  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2011
White pears and tropical fruits are the flavours you'll find on this lightly wooded Chardonnay. A clean, soft mouth feel and the aroma of pear on the palate with a well balanced aftertaste.

Alc: 13.9  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.48  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2008
Citrus, Orange blossoms and pineapple are the fruit flavours you'll find on this little gem of a lightly wooded Chardonnay. A clean, soft mouth feel with lower acidity and pear on the palate makes this the perfect wine with or without food!
Alc: 11.95  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.99  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2009
Citrus, butter and some smokyness are the flavours you''ll find on this lightely wooded Chardonnay. A clean, soft mouth feel with pear on the palate and a well balanced aftertaste, makes this the perfect wine with food.
Alc: 13.48  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.33  TA: 6.43  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2010
Green fig and passion fruit on the nose with tropical fruit and guava flavours in the mouth.  On the taste the wine is round with a crisp finish which makes this a good food wine but also easy drinkable.
Alc: 12.71  RS: 2.65  pH: 3.37  TA: 6.86  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
A classic and fruit driven Cabernet Sauvignon, with a dark intense colour. Blackcurrant, cassis and roasted almonds on the nose. The wine has good concentration and soft dry tannins, complemented by well integrated wood flavours.

Alc: 14.4  RS: 3.6  pH: 3.65  TA: 5.14  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2008
A soft, fruity wine with delicate ripe plum flavours both on the nose and palate. With the subtle use of oak, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance between fruit and wood.
Alc: 13.33  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.87  TA: 5.14  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2008
Another example of this fine varietal with a bit of a dry finish. A medium bodied wine displaying wild berries, and ripe plums on the nose. With a little time, it will develop into a lovely Darling Shiraz with opulent fruit and an integrated wood structure.
Alc: 13.3  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.75  TA: 5.35  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2006
Fresh, but ripe fruit dominates this typical Darling Pinotage. Stone cherries and wild black berries play on the palate for an elegant, yet juicy mouth feel and the wine finishes with soft dry tannins.
Alc: 14.46  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.65  TA: 5.68  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2005
Fresh, but ripe fruit dominates this typical Darling Pinotage. Stone cherries and wild black berries play on the palate for an elegant, yet juicy mouth feel and the wine finishes with soft dry tannins.
Alc: 14.68  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.75  TA: 5.22  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2008
Deep, dark colour with aromas of blackcurrants and subtle wood on the nose. A great concentration of fruit on the palate supported with finely balanced tannins. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.
Alc: 13.95  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.73  TA: 5.95  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2009
A soft, fruity wine with delicate ripe plum flavours both on the nose and palate. With the subtle use of oak, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance between fruit and wood.
Alc: 14.4  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.74  TA: 4.95  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2009
Fresh, but ripe fruit dominates this typical Darling Pinotage. Stone cherries and wild black berries play on the palate for an elegant, yet juicy mouth feel and the wine finishes with soft dry tannins.
Alc: 14.06  RS: 1.09  pH: 3.93  TA: 5.07  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2009
Another example of this fine varietal with a bit of a dry finish. A medium bodied wine displaying wild berries, and ripe plums on the nose. With a little time, it will develop into a lovely Darling Shiraz with opulent fruit and an integrated wood structure.
Alc: 14.30  RS: 1.76  pH: 3.75  TA: 5.20  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Old Blocks" Pinotage 2010
Fresh, but ripe fruit dominates this typical Darling Pinotage. Stone cherries and wild black berries play on the palate for an elegant, yet juicy mouth feel and the wine finishes with soft dry tannins.
Alc: 13.15  RS: 3.4  pH: 3.89  TA: 5.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Black Granite" Shiraz 2010
A medium bodied wine displaying wild berries, ripe plums and dark chocolate on the nose. A lovely Darling Shiraz with opulent fruit and an integrated wood structure.

Alc: 14.31  RS: 2.74  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.25  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Reserve "Six Tonner" Merlot 2010
A soft, fruity wine with delicate ripe plum flavours both on the nose and palate. With the subtle use of oak, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance between fruit and wood.
Alc: 14.45  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.74  TA: 4.95  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Unwooded Chardonnay 2006
A fruit driven wine with no oak influences. Fresh aroma of citrus and flowery flavours followed by a soft, well balanced mouth feel.
Alc: 11.93  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.5  TA: 6.31  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2008
Fresh, but ripe fruit dominates this typical Darling Pinotage. Stone cherries and wild black berries play on the palate for an elegant, yet juicy mouth feel and the wine finishes with soft dry tannins.
Alc: 13.87  RS: 1.56  pH: 3.74  TA: 5.02  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc / Sauvignon Blanc 2012
The idea behind the Classic Range is easy drinking fun wines which are rich in vibrant fruit, displays a little bit of complexity, but is never heavy, nor dull. Wines for all festive occasions.

The aroma is very tropical with mixed fruit and white pear flavours, as well as grassy notes from the Sauvignon Blanc, that flow onto the palate. The wine is round and smooth and a good example of a fruity blend with easy drinkability to enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch or as a sundowner.

Alc: 11.96  RS: 4.42  pH: 3.35  TA: 6.2  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Darling Cellars Classic Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2011
The idea behind the Classic Range is easy drinking fun wines which are rich in vibrant fruit, displays a little bit of complexity, but is never heavy, nor dull. Wines for all festive occasions.

A well balanced wine with fruit and wood complementing each other for a great drinking experience. Hints of coffee, from light wood treatment, accentuates the red berry flavours of the Merlot while the blackcurrants of the Cabernet compliments the light smokiness of the oak on the lingering palate.

Alc: 14.18  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.58  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

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