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Darling Cellars "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2004

A fruit salad of nectarine and apricot with fresh citrus flavours on the aftertaste. An elegant wine with or without food.
Alc: 12.0  RS: 2.30  pH: 3.48  TA: 6.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Quercus Gold Chardonnay 2002

A rich creamy palate full of ripe tropical fruit flavours laced with oak vanillins.
Alc: 13.14  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.77  TA: 5.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Chardonnay 2001

A rich creamy palate full of ripe tropical fruit flavours laced with oak vanillins.
Alc: 12.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.41  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Chardonnay 2000

A rich creamy palate full of ripe tropical fruit flavours laced with oak vanillins.
Alc: 13.84  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.41  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Veritas 2005 - Bronze
Typical Darling Sauvignon aromas on the nose with passion fruit, nettles and guava the dominating flavours. These, together with hints of grassiness, are carried through generously to the palate with a zesty long and lingering aftertaste.

Alc: 12.0  RS: 1.90  pH: 3.63  TA: 7.56  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Typical tropical flavours on the nose with passion fruit and guava dominating. These flavours together with hints of grassiness are carried through generously to the palate with a zesty long aftertaste.
Alc: 12.0  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.63  TA: 7.56  VA: 0.27  TSO2: 117  FSO2: 48

Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2003 -  SOLD OUT

Typical goosberry and grassy flavours on the nose followed by wonderfully rich and generous fruit on the palate of exquisite balance.
Alc: 12.22  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.07  TA: 8.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2002

Typical goosberry and grassy flavours on the nose followed by wonderfully rich and generous fruit on the palate of exquisite balance.
Alc: 13.29  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.36  TA: 7.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2001

Typical gooseberry and grassy flavors on the nose followed by a wonderfully rich and generous fruit on the palate of exquisite balance.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.34  TA: 6.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 2000

Typical gooseberry and grassy flavors on the nose followed by a wonderfully rich and generous fruit on the palate of exquisite balance.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.33  TA: 6.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Sauvignon Blanc 1999

Veritas 1999 - Silver
Lots of asparagus and greenpepper flavours. Zippy in the mouth.

Alc: 12.87  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.53  TA: 7.25  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Limited Release Sir Charles Henry Darling 2012

A modern blend of classic varietals showing black berries, dark chocolate and mocha aroma. The dominance of the Cabernet Sauvignon is expressed in the fullness and structure of the wine, but the tannins are soft and elegant. 18 Months of bottle maturation makes this wine accessible and will pair well with red meat dishes.
Alc: 13.8/6  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.68  TA: 5.62  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Limited Release Sir Charles Henry Darling 2015

A deep and complex wine with layers of black frui,cedar, honey, liquorice, chocolate and tobacco. Smooth but structures with a long lingering finish.
Alc: 14.67  RS: 3.16  pH: 3.29  TA: 5.40  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Limited Release Lime Kilns 2013

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: 14.05  RS: 2.00  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.99  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Limited Release Lime Kilns 2015

This wine shows a lot of tropical notes like peaches apricot and citrus fruit like orange peel. This is a serious complexed wine that has a great mid palate with good length.
Alc: 13.40  RS: 3.69  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.31  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Limited Release Lime Kilns 2016

A ripe style wine with tropical notes of ripe peaches,pineapple, apricot and citrus fruit like orange peel. This is a serious complexed wine that has a great mid palate with good length.
Alc: 13.24  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.25  TA: 6.9  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2003

An elegant, cool climate Pinotage with a touch of oak. Some spice on the nose as well as an abundance of small red currant fruit. Smooth, medium-bodied palate of generous richness and mouth-feel.
Alc: 15.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.69  TA: 5.34  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut 2014

A pale golden color with lime green tinges gives a hint to the flavors that might follow. The bouquet displays buttery, toasty, ripe apples and citrus notes. Flavors follow through on the palate with a crisp, well balanced acidity and undertones of brioche and butterscotch due to extended lees contact.


Alc: 11.63  RS: 9.3  pH: 3.10  TA: 7.20  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut 2016

A pale golden color with lime green tinges gives a hint to the flavors that might follow. The bouquet displays buttery, toasty, ripe apples and citrus notes. Flavors follow through on the palate with a crisp, well balanced acidity and undertones of brioche and butterscotch due to extended lees contact.
Alc: 11.2  RS: 9.0  pH: 3.1  TA: 7.9  VA:  TSO2: 18  FSO2: 72

Darling Cellars MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut 2015

A pale golden color with lime green tinges gives a hint to the flavors that might follow. The bouquet displays buttery, toasty, ripe apples and citrus notes. Flavors follow through on the palate with a crisp, well balanced acidity and undertones of brioche and butterscotch due to extended lees contact.
Alc: 11.44  RS: 9.6  pH: 3.34  TA: 7.17  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 2001 -  SOLD OUT

Veritas 2003 - Bronze
An elegant, cool climate Pinotage with a touch of oak. Some spice on the nose as well as an abundance of small red currant fruit. Smooth, medium-bodied palate of generous richness and mouth-feel.

Alc: 14.52  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.8  TA: 5.10  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Pinotage 1999


Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.86  TA: 5.22  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Old Block" Pinotage 1999

Veritas 2001 - Silver,/b>
An elegant, cool climate Pinotage with a touch of oak. Some spice on the nose as well as an abundance of small red currant fruit. Smooth medium-bodied palate of generous richness and mouth-feel.
Suggested cuisine accompaniments: Roasted pork knuckles, duck liver paté and Mexican beef fajitas.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.86  TA: 5.22  VA:  TSO2:  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  TSO2:  FSO2: 50

Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2004

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: 2.00  pH: 3.37  TA: 5.31  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2003

Wine of the Month Club 2004 - Best Value Club Winner
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: 14.2  RS: 2.00  pH: 3.37  TA: 5.31  VA: 0.34  TSO2: 139  FSO2: 64

Darling Cellars "Six Tonner" Merlot 2002 -  SOLD OUT

A soft fruity wine with delicate red berry and plum flavours both on the nose and the palate. Lightly oaked, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance and after-taste.
Alc: 14.92  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.64  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Six Tonner Merlot 2000

Veritas 2002 - Bronze
A soft fruity wine with delicate red berry and plum flavours both on the nose and the palate. Lightly oaked, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance and after-taste.

Alc: 14.92  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.7  TA: 5.64  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Merlot 1998

Veritas 1999 - Silver
A soft fruity wine with delicate red berry and plum flavours both on the nose and the palate. Lightly oaked, this wine has a wonderfully appealing balance and after-taste.

Alc: 12.76  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.88  TA: 5.03  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2004

Decanter World Wine Awards - Bronze
SAA Wine List 2006 - Economy Class International
Veritas 2005 - Bronze
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: 13.5  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2015

This wine displays intense flavours of green pepper, flint, asparagus and mineral aromas on the nose. The palate shows mineral complexity with a fully complex mouth feel and a persistent aftertaste.


Alc: 12.51  RS: 2.31  pH: 3.46  TA: 5.91  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Not made in a full ripe style this wine offers tropical flavours of pineapple, watermelon and green undertones of asparagus and mineral aromas on the palate.
Alc: 11.38  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.3  TA: 5.86  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2003

Veritas 2004 - Silver
Aromas of wild blueberries with hints of spice and cloves. A full palate with sweet ripe fruit supported by a ripe tannin structure.

Alc: 13.59  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.357  TA: 5.7  VA: 0.39  TSO2: 87  FSO2: 55

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Sauvignon Blanc 2014

This wine displays intense flavours of green pepper, flint, asparagus and mineral aromas on the nose. The palate shows mineral complexity with a fully complex mouth feel and a persistent aftertaste.
Alc: 13.2  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.52  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 2002

86 points - Wine Spectator of 30 June 2004
Aromas of wild blueberries with hints of spice and cloves. A full palate with sweet ripe fruit supported by a ripe tannin structure.

Alc: 14.05  RS: 2.8  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.75  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Black Granite" Shiraz 1999

Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2002 - Bronze
SAA Onboard Listing 2002
Veritas 2001 - Bronze
Four stars in 2001 Wine Magazine
Grown on a bed-rock of granite, the roots of these Shiraz vines sometimes penetrate as far down as 10 metres below the soil's surface. Starved of water and highly vigorous as a result, this Shiraz, aged in French oak, has gained extra complexity adding to its spicy appeal.
Suggested cuisine accompaniments: Pork fillets in truffle sauce, smoked lamb fillets, roasted red peppers & goats cheese tartlets.

Alc: 13.81  RS: 4.1  pH: 3.78  TA: 5.91  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Shiraz 2013

This elegant and expressive fruit driven wine, exhibits hints of mushroom truffle and clover. A sweet palate is complimented by subtle oaking and fine tannin structure which lingers on the palate


Alc: 14.7  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Shiraz 2011

A wonderful Shiraz combining both power and elegance. Showing typical Darling profile of wild berry fruits backed up with hints of spice. A sweet palate is complimented by subtle oaking and fine tannin structure which lingers on the palate.
Alc: 14.8  RS: 2.31  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.08  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Pinotage 2013

A bouquet of dark plums, currants, dark berries, forest floor and kelp with underlying toasted oak notes. These concentrated flavours follow on the palate and combined with a fine tannin structure, give the wine a rich complex finish.


Alc: 14.4  RS: 2.37  pH: 3.73  TA: 5.44  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Pinotage 2010

Sweet red and black berries with vanilla wood flavours make up the complex nose of this fine Pinotage. A full bodied wine, with underlying complexity and supporting wood aromas.
Alc: 13.58  RS: 2.03  pH: 3.65  TA: 3.65  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

This wine exhibits an abundance of ripe cassis interwoven with layers of coffee, tobacco, chocolate and ripe tannins. A great example of a South African Cabernet. 


Alc: 14.15  RS: 1.49  pH: 3.80  TA: 5.69  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 -  SOLD OUT

This wine exhibits an abundance of ripe cassis interwoven with layers of coffee, tobacco, chocolate and ripe tannins. A great example of a South African Cabernet.
Alc: 14.15  RS: 1.49  pH: 3.80  TA: 5.69  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

A great example of a South African Cabernet. A bouquet of wild herbs and dark cherries. These aromas give way to an intense palate that shows flavours of colour & cassis that linger on the palate.


Alc: 14.36  RS: 1.76  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.78  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Kroon 2014

An exceptionally vibrant and fruit driven wine with a spicy nose,cigarbox palate and a long juicy finish.
Alc: 14.3  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Kroon 2013

A shiraz blend with complex flavours which include vanilla, dark fruit and undertones of spice. A great full bodied wine with long lingering fruit on the palate.


Alc: 13.7  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.71  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2003

International Wine Challenge 2005 - Seal of Approval
Deep, dark colour. Aromas of blackcurrants and subtle wood on the nose, with a great concentration of fruit on the palate. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.60  pH: 3.47  TA: 6.05  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

Deep, dark colour. Aromas of blackcurrants and subtle wood on the nose, with a great concentration of fruit on the palate. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.
Alc: 14.20  RS: 5.2  pH: 3.43  TA: 6.81  VA: 0.58  TSO2: 109  FSO2: 49

Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 -  SOLD OUT

Best Value Cabernet - Wine of the Month Club 2002
Good colour. Aromas of blackcurrants and mint on the nose with a great concentration of fruit on the palate. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.68  TA: 6.42  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

Good colour. Aromas of blackcurrants and mint on the nose with a great concentration of fruit on the palate. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.
Alc: 13.64  RS: 2.8  pH: 3.87  TA: 6.86  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Initially a subdued bouquet opens up to aromas 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: 12.61  RS: 2.48  pH: 1.66  TA: 5.60  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Initially a subdued bouquet opens up to aromas of green fig and tropical fruit such as watermelon, passion fruit and pineapple. These flavours follow on the palate and are supported by a vibrant acidity that keeps the palate fresh.
Alc: 12.63  RS: 3.08  pH: 3.48  TA: 5.80  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Arum Fields Chenin Blanc 2016

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: 12.98  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Arum Fields Chenin Blanc 2017

Explosive tropical nose of ripe peaches, pears and most definitely guava. This wine is well balanced with great structure and a good mid palate with guava flavours following through on the taste and a well-rounded finish.


Alc: 13.18  RS: 2.57  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.64  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Quercus Gold Chardonnay 2016

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: 13.4  RS: 2.37  pH: 3.30  TA: 6.12  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "Six Tonner" Merlot 2013

This ripe and soft Merlot tastes of red berries and mocha, and is perfectly matched with oven-food such as roast lamb and tomato-based pasta dishes.
Alc: 14.72  RS: 2.48  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.46  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot 2014

A typical Merlot that displays a wide range of flavours including red berries, hazelnut, plums, vanilla and mocha. The entry on the palate is smooth and juicy with a good finish. A well balanced wine with great drinkability.


Alc: 14.2  RS: 2.54  pH: 3.63  TA: 5.24  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Six Tonner Merlot 2015

This Merlot displays flavours of red berries, hazelnut, mocha and chocolate. A well balanced wine with good structure and great lingering fruit on the palate.
Alc: 14.34  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Black Granite Shiraz 2014

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Black Granite Shiraz 2015

A vibrant display of fresh fruit which includes cherries, candy floss, spice, tobacco and red pepper. A good concentration of darker fruit is displayed on the palate and also includes vanilla, cacao and chocolate. The tannins are silky, juicy and supplementary to the length of fruit. This wine is well balanced, complex and in full harmony.
Alc: 14.32  RS: 2.71  pH: 3.65  TA: 5.11  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Terra Hutton Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

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: 13.96  RS: 2.91  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.93  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve Old Blocks Pinotage 2013

A very bright nose of ripe plums and cherries. These flavours follow on the palate and are complimented by the soft tannins that ensure the wine compliments most light meat dishes very well.


Alc: 14.39  RS: 1.36  pH: 3.58  TA: 5.43  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Chardonnay 2001

A very attractive tropical nose with aromas of limes, pineapple and grapefruit accompanied by a full-bodied, rich, creamy and well-balanced palate.
Alc: 13.08  RS: 1.4  pH: 3.71  TA: 5.31  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Chardonnay 1999

Matured in 300 liter French oak barrels for 15 months. A very attractive tropical nose with aromas of limes, pineapple and grapefruit accompanied by a full-bodied, rich, creamy and well-balanced palate.
Alc: 12.64  RS: 1.3  pH: 3.8  TA: 6.06  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Sauvignon Blanc 2004

Veritas Awards - Bronze
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005 - Silver Medal
International Wine Challenge 2005 - Seal of Approval
Nettles, passion fruit, asparagus and traces of gooseberry on the nose. The palate displays a fullness with a well-rounded balance and a long lingering aftertaste of green fig.

Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.0  pH: 3.44  TA: 6.68  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Sauvignon Blanc 2003

An abundance of tropical flavours of passion fruit, guava and banana, combined with the typical, fresh, herbaceous aromas of nettles. In the mouth, the fullness of the wine is complemented by ripe fruit flavours with a well-rounded balance and a long, lingering aftertaste of green fig and sweet pepper.
Alc: 13.27  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.28  TA: 7.15  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Kroon 2001 -  SOLD OUT

Veritas 2003 - Silver
‘The Jewel in our Crown’

Silver - South African Wine Trophy Show
Three and a half stars (Wine Magazine)
88 points - Wine Spectator in 2003
A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and mocha accompanied by a full-boded and well-balance palate. Delicate dark berry fruit slides over the palate with finesse and opulence.

Alc: 13.98  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Kroon 2000

SAA Onboard Listin 2000
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show - Silver
A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and mocha accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Delicate dark berry fruit slides over the palate with finesse and opulence.

Alc: 13.98  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.88  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Kroon 1999


91 points by Steve Tanzer (International Wine Cellar - USA)
Matured in 300 liter French and American (10%) oak barrels for 15 months. A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and mocha accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Delicate dark berry fruit slides over the palate with finesse and opulence.

Alc: 14.04  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.83  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Pinotage 2001 -  SOLD OUT

Veritas 2003 - Silver
86 points - Wine Spectator in 2003
A very attractive nose with aromas of vanilla and small red berries. A full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Delicate berry fruit holds up a structured palate with finesse and elegance.

Alc: 14.35  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.80  TA: 5.72  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Pinotage 1999

A very attractive nose with aromas of vanilla and small red berries. A full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Delicate berry fruit holds up as structured with finesse and elegance.
Alc: 13.61  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.86  TA: 5.73  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Cabernet Sauvignon 2000

Veritas 2003 - Silver
SAA Onboard Listing (Business Class)
88 points - Wine Spectator for 2003

Matured in 300 liter French oak barrels for 12 months. A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and mocha and accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Delicate dark berry fruit slides over the plate with finesse and opulence.

Alc: 13.73  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.75  TA: 6.03  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Cabernet Sauvignon 1999

SAA Onboard Wine List (Premium Class)
Veritas 2001 - Bronze
Matured in 300 litre French and American Oak Barrels for 15 months. A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and mocha accompanied by a full-bodies and well-balanced palate. Delicate dark berry fruit slides over the palate with finesse and opulence.

Alc: 14.31  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.72  TA: 6.03  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2017

A fruit forward wine with intriguing notes of melon, fruit salad, peaches, white pear and guava 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: 13.22  RS: 3.87  pH: 3.52  TA: 5.74  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Classic Chenin Blanc Sauvignon Blanc 2016

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Shiraz 2002

88 points in the Wine Spectator USA of 15 November 2004
Veritas 2004 - Bronze
Matured in 300 liter French oak barrels for 15 months. A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and moccha accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Great concentration of fruit – a truly magnificent wine that seduces the palate through its finesse and sheer opulence.

Alc: 14.92  RS: 3.3  pH: 3.52  TA: 6.83  VA: 0.70  TSO2: 127  FSO2: 54

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Shiraz 2001 -  SOLD OUT

Veritas 2003 - Gold
89 points - Wine Spectator of 30 June 2004
A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and moccha accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Great concentration of fruit – a truly magnificent wine that seduces the palate through its finesse and sheer opulence.

Alc: 14.80  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.85  TA: 5.79  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Shiraz 2000 -  SOLD OUT

Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2003 - Bronze
Veritas 2002 - Gold
89 points - Wine Spectator in 2003
A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and moccha accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Great concentration of fruit - a truly magnificent wine that seduces the palate through its finesse and sheer opulence.

Alc: 13.87  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.57  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Classic Merlot Rosé 2017

Light pink blush in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Arrays of strawberries, raspberries and candy floss are found on the nose that follow through on the palate with a refreshing aftertaste.
Alc: 12.8  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.2  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Classic Merlot Rosé 2016

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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Classic Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2016

A good combination of dark fruit and structure from the Cabernet Sauvignon and red berry fruit from the Merlot. A very fruit forward version of Cab/Merlot.
Alc: 13.76  RS: 3.89  pH: 3.63  TA: 5.22  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc 2005

Fresh tropical fruit from the Chenin Blanc, complimented by cut grass from the Sauvignon Blanc, are the prominent flavours on the nose of this wine. A crisp, zesty and fruity palate leaves the taste buds longing for more. Enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch, or as a nice sun downer.
Alc: 12.5  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.65  TA: 6.2  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Lagoon Rosé 2004

An aromatic, dry rose with an explosion of red berry fruit and boiled sweets on the nose. A refreshing palate ideally suited for brunch with a smoked salmon salad or watching the sun set over a calm sea in summer.
Alc: 12.5  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.44  TA: 6.01  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Lagoon Rosé 2002

This beautifully aromatic off-dry wine bursts with red berry flavours on the nose whilst following through with sweet red currant fruit on the palate.
Alc: 13.70  RS: 10.7  pH: 3.69  TA: 5.71  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Lagoon Rose 2000

This beautifully aromatic off-dry wine bursts with red berry flavours on the nose whilst following through with sweet red current fruit on the palate.
Alc: 12.6  RS: 9.9  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.14  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2004

Perfectly situated to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol. Gorgeous, fruity, with a hint of Muscat aroma. The sugar is brilliantly balanced with a fine acidity making for a quaffable finish.
Alc: 9.0  RS: 31.7  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.24  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2003

Modern by nature with freshly fashioned style, Zantsi Natural Sweet White is the modern-day wine on everybody's lips. It is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol. Now at its zesty best for those on a trend-setting quest. Gorgeous, fruity with a hint of Muscat aroma. On taste the sugar is harmoniously balanced with a crisp and quaffable finish.
Alc: 9.19  RS: 46.8  pH: 3.26  TA: 5.79  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2002

Veritas 2003 - Silver
Veritas 2002 - Silver
Modern by nature with freshly fashioned style, Zantsi Natural Sweet White is the modern-day wine on everybody's lips. It is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol. Now at its zesty best for those on a trend-setting quest. Gorgeous, fruity with a hint of Muscat aroma. On taste the sugar is harmoniously balanced with a crisp and quaffable finish.

Alc: 7.36  RS: 72.4  pH: 3.14  TA: 7.22  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet Rosé 2003

Zantsi Natural Sweet Rosé is a blushing new blend of fresh, fruity and wickedly sweet taste. It's an irresistible mix of modern-day magic and new-age style. Deliciously different, it is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol. Real pink colour invites you to enjoy this semi-sweet rosé with fresh fruity flavours and low alcohol.
Alc: 9.47  RS: 52  pH: 3.34  TA: 5.67  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet Rosé 2002

Zantsi Natural Sweet Rosé is a blushing new blend of fresh, fruity and wickedly sweet taste. It's an irresistible mix of modern-day magic and new-age style. Deliciously different, it is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol.
Alc: 7.7  RS: 69.2  pH: 3.16  TA: 7.01  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Groenekloof Chardonnay 1998

A very fruity wine with a good balance of oak and fruit flavours. A full bodied Chardonnay with typical flavours of citrus, peaches and tropical fruit. Drink until 2002.
Alc: 14.01  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.49  TA: 5.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Groenekloof Sauvignon Blanc 1998

Veritas 1999 - Bronze
Veritas 1998 - Silver
SAA Onboard Listing (Long Haul)
Crisp, dry white wine with a mixture of green peppers, figs and nettles on the nose. The fruit and acid is well balanced and the aftertaste long.

Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.2  pH: 3.51  TA: 6.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Groenekloof Pinotage 1999

SAA Onboard Listing
Four star in the 2000 Wine Magazine
Veritas 1999 - Silver
Top 10 Finalist in ABSA Top 10 Pinotage 1999
Matured in 300 liter French and American (20%) oak barrels for 15 months. A very attractive red berry and vanillin nose with aromas of spice accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. This wine is a huge mouthfull of Pinotage fruit which slides over the palate with finesse and opulence. Drink now and over the next 5 to 8 years.

Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.79  TA: 5.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Groenekloof Shiraz 1999

SAA Onboard Listing 2002
Four stars in the Wine Magazine 2002
Veritas 1999 - Silver
Matured in 300 liter French oak barrels for 15 months. A very attractive spicy nose with aromas of coffee and moccha accompanied by a full-bodied and well-balanced palate. Delicate fruit slides over the palate with finesse and opulence. Drink now and over the next 5 to 8 years.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.56  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Groenekloof Cabernet Sauvignon 1998

Veritas 2000 - Bronze
Matured in 300 litre Nevers Barrels to offer well balanced wood and fruit. Soft on taste with the ability to mature for another 8 years.

Alc: 12.9  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.79  TA: 5.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Kroon 2004

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, no blending afterwards, no alterations. Thus only the best grapes are used for this small production of our Flagship wine. Chocolate, cinnamon and spicy notes on the nose, with lots of supporting fruit. A true drinking experience and a must have with good food and friends.
Alc: 14.90  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.62  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

A clean example of more typical Cabernet Sauvignon characteristics than what Darling normally produces. With a little breathing, the typical bamboo, seaweed, kelp - Darling characteristics - come to the fore. Gritty, firm tannins give this wine a solid palate with hints of almonds and currants, which are supported by blackberries. A hint of X-mas cake colour the palate of this beautifully balanced wine.
Alc: 14.6  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.50  TA: 5.73  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay 2005

A fruit driven wine with no oak influences. Fresh aroma of citrus and flowery flavours followed by a soft, well balanced mouth feel.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.36  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Typical Darling Sauvignon aromas on the nose with passion fruit, nettles and guava the dominating flavours. These, together with hints of grassiness, are carried through generously to the palate with a zesty long and lingering aftertaste.
Alc: 11.7  RS: 2.30  pH: 3.40  TA: 7.40  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Shiraz 2006

Showing its Darling heritage with darker forest fruits, and a hint of plum and dark chocolate on the nose. The soft tannins and smokiness will mature a typical old world truffle, meaty and savoury Darling Syrah! Nothing overripe, but full-bodied and integrated ...
Alc: 14.59  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.61  TA: 5.59  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Pinotage 2005

Vanilla pod, small red berries and a slight hint of banana makes up the complex and concentrated nose of this fine Pinotage. A full-bodied wine, with underlying complexity and tannin, which only presents itself with time.
Alc: 14.72  RS: 1.8  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.67  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2006

This lightly wooded fermented Bush Vine Chenin Blanc was kept on lees for almost 4 months. Slight Granny Smith apple notes, complimented with passion fruit, peach blossoms and citrus, dominate the nose. A well rounded, creamy Chenin with a crisp fresh finish.
Alc: 13.12  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.48  TA: 6.25  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Lime Kilns 2009

This wine shows green and light yellow colour. A rich combination of peaches, citrus and vanilla on the nose. On taste the wine is complex and very well balanced with a firm structure and clean flavours. The tannins, alcohol and fruit are not overpowering and this fine balance makes this a definite food wine. The wine will gain more complexity with further maturation.


Alc: 13.58  RS: 4.7  pH: 3.49  TA: 6.7  VA: 0.42  TSO2: 136  FSO2: 53

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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Sir Charles Henry Darling 2007

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.  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.76  TA: 1.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Sauvignon Blanc 2005

International Wine Challenge 2006 - Bronze
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 - Seal of Approval
Nettles, passion fruit, asparagus and traces of gooseberry on the nose. The palate displays a fullness with a well-rounded balance and a long lingering aftertaste of green fig.

Alc: 12.7  RS: 1.4  pH: 3.47  TA: 6.71  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Michelangelo Awards 2006 - Silver Medal
Nettles, passion fruit, asparagus and traces of gooseberry on the nose. The palate displays a fullness with a well-rounded balance and a long lingering aftertaste of green fig.

Alc: 12.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.53  TA: 7.45  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Shiraz 2003

Veritas 2006 - Gold
International Wine Challenge 2006 - Seal of Approval
Decanter World Wine Awards 2006 - Bronze
Swiss International Wine Awards 2006 - Seal of Approval
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005 - Gold Medal
Veritas 2005 - Bronze
Spicy notes on the nose with aromas of coffee and mocha, accompanied by a full-bodied and well balanced palate. Great concentration of lingering fruit, the palate is seduced by the wines sheer opulence.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.89  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

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: 14.68  RS: 2.50  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.57  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Kroon 2002

Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005 - Silver Medal
Veritas 2005 - Bronze
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2004 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Silver
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, no blending afterwards, no alterations. Thus only the best grapes are used for this small production of our Flagship wine. Spicy notes on the nose with lots of supporting fruit…a true drinking experience.

Alc: 15.0  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.66  TA: 6.41  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Cabernet Sauvignon 2002

Prominent black currant coolis on the nose and palate, supported by ripe tannins and a full fruity palate. A wine to be cellared and enjoyed on special occasions.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.53  TA: 6.04  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Noble Late Harvest 2002

Veritas 2003 - Silver
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show - Bronze

Wine Magazine July 2005 - 3½ Stars
SA Trophy Wine Show - Bronze
The end result of grapes infected by Botrytis fungus early in 2002. Apricots, peaches and pineapple, mixed with a touch of honey lingers on the nose. A fine balance between acidity and sweetness makes for an extraordinary experience. Wood maturation adds a very nice complexity.

Alc: 11.5  RS: 240  pH: 3.4  TA: 9.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Nettles, passion fruit, green figs and traces of gooseberry on the nose. The palate displays mineral complexity with a well-rounded balance and a long lingering aftertaste.
Alc: 12.67  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.32  TA: 6.09  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Noble Late Harvest 2009

This Noble Late Harvest was made in a Southern style, with lower sugar and more wood influences. The wine shows dried fruit flavours and a 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: 12.61  RS: 125  pH: 3.70  TA: 8.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Sauvignon Blanc 2009

This wine displays green peas, passion fruit, green figs and traces of guava ont he nose.  The palate shows mineral complexity with a well-rounded balance and a zippy but persistent aftertaste. 
Alc: 13.78  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.31  TA: 6.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Cabernet Sauvignon 2006

A clean example of more typical Cabernet Sauvignon characteristics than what Darling normally produces. With a little breathing, the typical bamboo, seaweed, kelp - Darling characteristics - come to the fore. Gritty, firm tannins give this wine a solid palate with hints of almonds and currants, which are supported by blackberries. A hint of X-mas cake colour the palate of this beautifully balanced wine.
Alc: 14.27  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.20  TA: 5.90  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Noble Late Harvest 2008

This Noble Late Harvest was made in a Southern style, with lower sugar and more wood influences. The wine shows dried fruit flavours and a 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: 12.66  RS: 134  pH: 3.70  TA: 9.79  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2007

A well balanced wine with fruit and wood complimenting each other to make for a great drinking experience. Light wood treatment accentuates the red berry flavours of the Merlot while the black currants of the Cabernet compliments the light smokiness of the oak on the lingering palate.
Alc: 14.42  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.76  TA: 5.17  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Shiraz 2007

Showing its Darling heritage with Black Forest fruits, a hint of plum and dark chocolate 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. Age for a Maximum of 8 years and savour with friends, food and...or maybe just spoil yourself...

Alc: 14.78  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.51  TA: 6.14  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Pinotage 2007

Vanilla pod, small red berries and a slight hint of banana makes up the complex and concentrated nose of this fine Pinotage. A full-bodied wine, with underlying complexity and tannin, which only presents itself with time.
Alc: 14.9  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.66  TA: 6.09  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Cabernet Sauvignon 2007

A clean example of more typical Cabernet Sauvignon characteristics than what Darling normally produces. With a little breathing, the typical bamboo, seaweed, kelp - Darling characteristics - come to the fore. Gritty, firm tannins give this wine a solid palate with hints of almonds and currants, which are supported by blackberries. A hint of X-mas cake colour the palate of this beautifully balanced wine.
Alc: 14.68  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.57  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Pinotage 2006

Vanilla pod, small red berries and a slight hint of banana makes up the complex and concentrated nose of this fine Pinotage. A full-bodied wine, with underlying complexity and tannin, which only presents itself with time.
Alc: 14.79  RS: 1.3  pH: 3.70  TA: 5.85  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Kroon 2005

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, no blending afterwards, no alterations. Thus only the best grapes are used for this small production of our Flagship wine. Chocolate, cinnamon and spicy notes on the nose, with lots of supporting fruit. A true drinking experience and a must have with good food and friends.
Alc: 14.95  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.73  TA: 5.42  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc

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: 12.53  RS: 13.8  pH: 3.36  TA: 6.1  VA: 0.41  TSO2: 142  FSO2: 39

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "Arum Fields" Chenin Blanc 2011

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: 12.67  RS: 13.16  pH: 3.45  TA: 6.07  VA: 0.41  TSO2: 142  FSO2: 39

Darling Cellars Reserve 'Bush Vine' Sauvignon Blanc

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: 12.71  RS: 2.65  pH: 3.37  TA: 6.86  VA: 0.41  TSO2: 142  FSO2: 39

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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "Bush Vine" Sauvignon Blanc 2011

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: 13.32  RS: 2.78  pH: 3.38  TA: 6.03  VA: 0.41  TSO2: 142  FSO2: 39

Darling Cellars "Quercus Gold" Chardonnay

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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2008

Pineapples and granadilla makes up the main components of this fruit salad nose and palate. A very nice balance between sugar, acidity and alcohol with no treacle effect. A lowly 8% alcohol makes this the perfect summer daytime drink!
Alc: 7.7  RS: 35  pH: 3.26  TA: 6.89  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

A typically Darling, fruit driven Cabernet Sauvignon, with a dark intense colour. Blackcurrant, Cherry tobacco and Dark Chocolate on the nose. The wine has good concentration and soft dry tannins, complimented by well integrated wood flavours.


Alc: 14.33  RS: 1.5  pH: 3.78  TA: 4.91  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc 2006

Fresh tropical fruit from the Chenin Blanc, complimented by grassy Sauvignon Blanc, are the prominent flavours on the nose of this wine. A crisp, zesty and fruity palate leaves the taste buds longing for more. Enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch, or as a nice sun downer.
Alc: 12.2  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.58  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet Rosé 2006

Zantsi Natural Sweet Rosé is a blushing new blend of fresh, fruity and wickedly sweet taste. It's an irresistible mix of modern-day magic and new-age style. Deliciously different, it is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol.
Alc: 10.42  RS: 37.0  pH: 2.97  TA: 6.39  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Lagoon Rosé 2005

An aromatic, dry rose with an explosion of red berry fruit and boiled sweets on the nose. Buy by the caseload!
Alc: 12.5  RS: 2.30  pH: 3.60  TA: 5.70  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon

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: 14.13  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.66  TA: 4.9  VA: 0.57  TSO2: 81  FSO2: 32

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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Cinsaut/Cabernet Sauvignon 2005

Medium bodied with a deep ruby colour, this is a generous and fruity blend exploding with aromas of dark forest fruit and mocha. A soft and appealing palate displays traces of cassis and black berries. Buy by the caseload!
Alc: 14.6  RS: 2.8  pH: 3.75  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "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: 14.13  RS: 1.09  pH: 3.93  TA: 5.07  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Reserve "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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc / Sauvignon Blanc 2010 - Discontinued

A great guava explosion on the nose introduces this wine te your senses. Some grassy flavours from Sauvignon Blanc leave the taste buds longing for more with a zesty lime, rather than a tropical finish. Enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch, or as a nice sun downer.
Alc: 12.50  RS: 4.8  pH: 3.42  TA: 6.400  VA: 0.35  TSO2: 115  FSO2: 33

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc / Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A great guava explosion on the nose introduces this wine te your senses. Some grassy flavours from Sauvignon Blanc leave the taste buds longing for more with a zesty lime, rather than a tropical finish. Enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch, or as a nice sun downer.
Alc: 13.2  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.45  TA: 6.46  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Merlot Rose 2009

Pomegranate and cranberry juice in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Strawberries and Turkish delight on the nose and even more obvious on the palate makes for a mouth watering appetising wine. A great wine to enjoy and flirt over! 
Alc: 13.3  RS: 4.00  pH: 3.44  TA: 6.17  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Merlot Rose - Discontinued

Pomegranate and cranberry juice in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Strawberries and Turkish delight on the nose and even more obvious on the palate makes for a mouth watering appetising wine. A great wine to enjoy and flirt over! 
Alc: 12.98  RS: 5.5  pH: 3.31  TA: 6.6  VA: 0.40  TSO2: 136  FSO2: 33

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc / Sauvignon Blanc 2008

Fresh tropical fruit, especially from the Chenin Blanc are the prominent flavours on the nose of this wine. A crisp and zesty wine with grassy flavours from the Sauvignon Blanc leaves the taste buds longing for more.
Alc: 12.24  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.51  TA: 6.49  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2005

Perfectly situated to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol. Gorgeous, fruity, with a hint of Muscat aroma. The sugar is brilliantly balanced with a fine acidity making for a quaffable finish.
Alc: 9.0  RS: 31.7  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.24  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet Rosé 2005

Zantsi Natural Sweet Rosé is a blushing new blend of fresh, fruity and wickedly sweet taste. It’s an irresistible mix of modern-day magic and new-age style. Deliciously different, it is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol.
Alc: 9.5  RS: 37.2  pH: 3.03  TA: 6.76  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Pinotage Rose 2008

Pomegranate and cranberry juice in colour, this is what summer drinking is all about. Turkish delight on the nose and even more obvious on the palate makes for a mouth watering appetising wine.
Alc: 11.77  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.38  TA: 6.26  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2008

A well balanced wine with fruit and wood complimenting each other to make for a great drinking experience. Light wood treatment accentuates the red berry flavours of the Merlot while the black currants of the Cabernet compliments the light smokiness of the oak on the lingering palate.
Alc: 13.3  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.66  TA: 5.34  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot 2009

A well balanced wine with fruit and wood complimenting each other to make for a great drinking experience. Light wood treatment accentuates the red berry flavours of the Merlot while the black currants of the Cabernet compliments the light smokiness of the oak on the lingering palate.
Alc: 14.4  RS: 4.5  pH: 3.78  TA: 5.01  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Cabernet Sauvignon / Merlot - Discontinued

A well balanced wine with fruit and wood complimenting each other to make for a great drinking experience. Light wood treatment accentuates the red berry flavours of the Merlot while the black currants of the Cabernet compliments the light smokiness of the oak on the lingering palate.
Alc: 14.4  RS: 4.5  pH: 3.78  TA: 5.01  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Cinsaut/Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 - Discontinued

Medium bodied with a deep ruby colour, this is a generous and fruity blend exploding with aromas of dark forest fruit and mocha. A soft and appealing palate displays traces of cassis and black berries.
Buy by the caseload!


Alc: 14.09  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.77  TA: 5.52  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2009

Pineapples and granadilla makes up the main components of this fruit salad nose and palate. A very nice balance between sugar, acidity and alcohol with no treacle effect. A lowly 8% alcohol makes this the perfect summer daytime drink!
Alc: 8.97  RS: 50.16  pH: 3.14  TA: 6.43  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White 2010

Pineapples and granadilla makes up the main components of this fruit salad nose and palate. A very nice balance between sugar, acidity and alcohol with no treacle effect. A lowly 8% alcohol makes this the perfect summer daytime drink!
Alc: 8.97  RS: 50.16  pH: 3.14  TA: 6.43  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet Rose 2009

Zantsi Natural Sweet Rosé is a blushing new blend of fresh, fruity and wickedly sweet taste. It's an irresistible mix of modern-day magic and new-age style. Deliciously different, it is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol.
Alc: 9.39  RS: 44.5  pH: 3.19  TA: 6.78  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Premium Noble Late Harvest


Alc: 11.77  RS: 199.6  pH: 3.74  TA: 9.78  VA: 1.18  TSO2:  FSO2: 50

Onyx Pinotage 2002

Veritas 2005 - Bronze
Veritas 2004 - Bronze
Vanilla pod, pungent flavours of small red berries and a slight hint of banana makes up the complex nose on this fine Pinotage. A subtle wine with underlying complexity which only presents itself with time.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.80  TA: 5.72  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Cinsaut 2015

An irresistible, well balanced red wine. With bright ruby red color. Sour cherries, strawberries and a hint of oak on the nose.  Flavours of red pepper, spice, raspberries and a hint of sweet vanilla, followed by a nice fresh acidity on the pallet. Grape tannins very well supported by the oak tannins. Wine finish with a long aftertaste.


Alc: 13.62  RS: 2.27  pH: 3.70  TA: 5.48  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Gustus Ghost Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

Dark black fruit, aromatic herbaceousness with exotic spicy aromas. Well balanced tannins with well integrated wood tannins.


Alc: 14.29  RS: 1.49  pH: 3.8  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Gustus Skattie Pinotage Sweet Wine 2013

Ruby red, rich and spicy with notes of dark berries and hints of raisins, it is well bodied, very intense with notes of ripe cherries. Excellent with strong cheeses and desserts.. Serve slightly chilled and enjoy with good friends. Seductively smooth, sensually soft, significantly sweet, mouthfillingly moreish, decadently Pinotage


Alc: 13.91  RS: 128  pH: 4.0  TA: 6.74  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Lady Ann Darling 2015

This wine has layers of fruit complexity supported with integrated wood. Typical aromas are green characters of green fig with tropical arrays of white pears, pineapple and minerality. The wine has a full mid palate with complex fruit following through and results in a wine with a great length and fruit acidity. The palate is well structured with an oily texture.
Alc: 13.02  RS: 2.78  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.17  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Lime Kilns 2013

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.
Alc: 14.05  RS: 2.00  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.99  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2017

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.
Alc: 11.76  RS: 6.46  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.34  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Onyx Noble Late Harvest 2009

This Noble Late Harvest was made in a Southern style, with lower sugar and more wood influences. The wine shows dried fruit flavours and a 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: 12.61  RS: 125  pH: 3.70  TA: 8.58  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Lady Ann Darling 2016

An interesting wine with layers of fruit complexity supported with well integrated wood. Typical aromas are green characters of green fig with tropical arrays of white pears and pineapple. The palate is elegant with a lovely minerality to the finish.
Alc: 12.01  RS: 2.21  pH: 3.40  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White Petillant - Discontinued

White pears and citrus makes up the main components of this fruit salad nose and palate. A very nice balance between sugar, acidity and alcohol with a fresh effervescence on the palate. A perfect everyday drink.
Alc: 9.36  RS: 43.2  pH: 3.26  TA: 7.82  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Pyjama Bush Rose 2016


Alc: 12.15  RS: 6.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.93  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc 2016

This Chenin Blanc displays a lovely light straw hue in the glass, and a mineral freshness on the nose. This is a complex wine, with undertones of orange peel and yellow peach, and a long lingering finish. The oak is subtle and well- integrated with the fruit.
Alc: 13.36  RS: 2.17  pH: 3.2  TA: 6.26  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc / Sauvignon Blanc 2009

A great guava explosion on the nose introduces this wine te your senses. Some grassy flavours from Sauvignon Blanc leave the taste buds longing for more with a zesty lime, rather than a tropical finish. Enjoy next to the pool, with a light brunch, or as a nice sun downer.
Alc: 13.2  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.45  TA: 6.46  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Gustus Colossus Shiraz 2013

Aromatic aromas of spice, ripe plums ans cherries. Well integrated wood tannins. Lingering aftertaste.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.37  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.5  VA: 0.65  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Chocoholic Pinotage 2015

A vibrant display of fresh fruit and flavours that includes Turkish delight, chocolate, red and black cherries, vanilla, red plum and butterscotch.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 9.7  pH: 3.6  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Chocoholic Pinotage 2016

A vibrant display of a wide range of fruit and flavours that includes Turkish delight, chocolate, red and black cherries, vanilla, red plum and butterscotch. Just to name a few…. The flavours follow through on the palate with an amazing structure and smooth supple tannins. This wine is perfectly balanced and well put together. This wine will tickle your taste buds and will be an amazing journey for all to experience the unique Darling terroir in a glass.
Alc: 13.67  RS: 9.7  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet White - Discontinued

Pineapples and granadilla makes up the main components of this fruit salad nose and palate. A very nice balance between sugar, acidity and alcohol with no treacle effect. A lowly 8% alcohol makes this the perfect summer daytime drink!
Alc: 8.40  RS: 52  pH: 3.22  TA: 6.23  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Zantsi Africa Natural Sweet Rosé - Discontinued

Zantsi Natural Sweet Rosé is a blushing new blend of fresh, fruity and wickedly sweet taste. It's an irresistible mix of modern-day magic and new-age style. Deliciously different, it is perfectly suited to the young at heart as well as those who prefer low alcohol.
Alc: 8.36  RS: 41  pH: 3.27  TA: 6.19  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Chenin Blanc/Sauvignon Blanc 2017 500ml

A fruit forward wine with intriguing notes of melon, fruit salad, peaches, white pear and guava 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: 13.22  RS: 3.87  pH: 3.52  TA:  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc 2009


Alc: 13.28  RS: 1.96  pH: 3.48  TA: 5.91  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Lime Kilns 2015

This wine shows a lot of tropical notes like peaches apricot and citrus fruit like orange peel. This is a serious complexed wine that has a great mid palate with good length and ageing potential.
Alc: 13.40  RS: 3.69  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.31  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars Cinful Cinsault 2014

Lovely pomegranate, candy floss and liquorice flavours meet you on the nose, and these flavours follow through on the palate. The wine is soft, fruity and fresh on the palate.
Alc: 13.3  RS: 8.64  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.83  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Darling Cellars The Capeman 2015

An easy drinking red blend that displays a wide range of flavours including red plums, cherries, candyfloss and fresh crushed black pepper. The entry on the palate is smooth and juicy with a lingering finish.
Alc: 14.22  RS: 3.54  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.40  VA:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  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:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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