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Darling Cellars Gustus Chenin Blanc

Darling Cellars Gustus Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Gustus Chenin Blanc
This is an example of what a Darling Chenin Blanc can produce. Wine with multiple layers of fresh green apple, guava, quince and yellow ripe peaches. Lees and skin contact add a creaminess to the wine that leaves a lingering mouthfeel, wishing for more.
Technical Analysis
alc 13.55
rs 3.1
pH 3.54
ta 6.0
Description
Accolades 2019 Veritas Awards: Gold
2019 Ergebnis Mundus Vini Summer Tasting: Silver
Ageing

Wine with great potential that can age for another 2-3 years.

 

BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
Cellar Crush and destalk, 12 hours skin contact, 14 days fermentation at 13°C. Reductive winemaking. Left on lees for 6 months in Stainless Steel tanks to add complexity and depth.
FoodSuggest

Ideal pairing partners are trout, sushi or fresh line fish, roasted chicken and vegetables or a creamy chicken pasta dish.

Variety Chenin Blanc
Vineyard South western facing slopes on deep granite soils are the preferred sites for these vineyards. Bush vines, no irrigation.
Winemaker Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Maggie Immelman
Style
body Full
style Dry
taste Fruity
type White
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Darling Cellars Gustus
R90.00
R90.00 per bottle
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