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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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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 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 "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 Pinotage 1999

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 "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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 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 "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 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 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 "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 "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 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 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 "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 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 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 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:
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:
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 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:
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 "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 "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 "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:
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 "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:
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:
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 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:
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:
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:
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:
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 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 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 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:
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:
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 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 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:
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:
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 "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 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 "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:
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 "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 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 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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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 "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:
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 "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 "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:
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:
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 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
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:
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:
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
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 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:
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:
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 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:
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:
Flamingo Bay Chenin Blanc 2009

Alc: 13.28  RS: 1.96  pH: 3.48  TA: 5.91  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:
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:
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:
Darling Cellars Premium Noble Late Harvest

Alc: 11.77  RS: 199.6  pH: 3.74  TA: 9.78  VA: 1.18  TSO2:  FSO2: 50
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:
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 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 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 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 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 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 Pyjama Bush Rose 2016

Alc: 12.15  RS: 6.0  pH: 3.4  TA: 5.93  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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