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Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc

Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Chenin Blanc
This wine displays a medium light straw hue in the glass with a green tinge and is made in a ripe tropical style with a split personality being elegant on the one hand but serious and bold on the other. Tropical flavours of ripe yellow peaches, white pear
Technical Analysis
alc 13.46
rs 2.34
pH 3.34
ta 6.1
Description
Accolades 2019 Tim Atkin - 91 Points
Ageing This wine shows many layers as the Chenin Blanc opens up. Good structure and ripe fruit are well complimented by the wood and can definitely mature for another 3 - 5 years.
BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
Cellar

Crush and destalk into small static separators. Skin contact for 24 hours, Only free run juice used. 21 days fermentation at 15˚C Barrel maturation in 100% French Oak (1st fill, 2nd and 3rd) for 10 months. Only the best 5 barrels were selected for the blend.

FoodSuggest Will pair excellent with spicy dishes such as Cape Malay curry of creamy dishes like seafood risotto.
Variety Chenin Blanc
Vineyard Terroir: Made from two vineyards, one on deep
Hutton soils with koffieklip, the other from well
drained weathered granite soil
Vineyard type: 38- 39 years old Bush Vines, no irrigation
Yield: 4 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 23- 24°B
Winemaker Pieter-Niel Rossouw + Maggie Immelman
Style
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type White
Type
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Pack
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Darling Cellars Old Bush Vines
R200.00
R200.00 per bottle
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