Darling Cellars Old Bush Vines Cap Classique Brut 2018

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Reon Richter
Main Variety - Chardonnay
Alcohol - 12.4 %vol
pH - 3.22
RS - 7.7 g/l
Total Acid - 6.8 g/l
Appellation - Darling


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

Tasting Notes

This complex MCC portrays something significant of the Darling area and shows clean and fresh fruit with hints of lime, lemon and ripe red apples together with toastiness and biscuity flavors. An elegant richness with creamy brioche is displayed. The influence of extended lees contact improves the mouthfeel that results in a long, crisp finish.

Blend Information

100% Chardonnay

Food Suggestions

Enjoy with fresh oysters, pan-seared tuna or well-matured cheeses.

In The Cellar

Hand-picked, whole bunch pressed, only the best 450 litre free run juice used for fermentation. Slow fermentation for 18 days at 13°C. Kept on the lees for 6 months before bottle fermentation on the lees.

Additional Information

Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine comes from specific old bush vines which are selected for their uniqueness in prominent terroir flavours. These vineyards are planted in the best terroir for the specific varietal. Vineyards are carefully monitored by the winemaker who ultimately decides when the grapes will be harvested. These grapes are handled separately in the cellar to preserve their natural quality and uniqueness.

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