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Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Cinsaut

Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Cinsaut
Darling Cellars Old Bush Vine Cinsaut
An irresistible, well balanced red wine, with a bright ruby red colour and sour cherries, red cherries and candy floss on the nose. The fruity palate is delicious with earthiness and flavours of white pepper followed by a fresh acidity on the pallet. Grap
Technical Analysis
alc 14.28
rs 2.40
pH 3.6
ta 5.9
Wine Information
Accolades 2019 Tim Atkin - 93 Points
2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show  - Silver
2018 Tim Atkin SA Special Report - 91 points
Winemaker Pieter-Niel Rossouw + Carel Hugo
Variety Cinsaut
BlendPercent 100% Cinsaut
FoodSuggest This wine will go very well with roasted leg of lamb, Moroccan lamb, well-made Curry stews or Escargot.
Ageing This wine will age for 8-15 years if stored properly.
Cellar

Vinification: Crush and destalk into small open fermenters.  Cold soak for two days before fermentation started. 14 days fermentation at 20-24°C, Free run and Press wine kept separate.

Maturation: Barrel maturation in 100% French Oak (1st fill, 2nd and 3rd) for 15 months. Only the best 7 barrels were selected for the blend.

Harvest

Yield: 4-6 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 23- 24°B

Vineyard

Vineyard Type: Deep Hutton soils with koffieklip, dominate the sites selected for these vines
Vineyard type: 38 years old Bush Vine, no irrigation

Style
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fragrant
type Red
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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