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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
Wine Information
Accolades 2019 Veritas Awards: Gold
2019 Ergebnis Mundus Vini Summer Tasting: Silver
Winemaker Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Maggie Immelman
Variety Chenin Blanc
BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
FoodSuggest

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

Ageing

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

 

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.
Vineyard South western facing slopes on deep granite soils are the preferred sites for these vineyards. Bush vines, no irrigation.
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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