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Darling Cellars Old Bush Vines Chenin Blanc

Darling Cellars Old Bush Vines Chenin Blanc
Darling Cellars Old Bush Vines 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
Wine Information
Accolades 2021 Veritas Awards: Silver
2019 Tim Atkin - 91 Points
Brand Group Old Bush Vines
Winemaker Pieter-Niel Rossouw + Maggie Immelman
Variety Chenin Blanc
BlendPercent 100% Chenin Blanc
FoodSuggest Will pair excellent with spicy dishes such as Cape Malay curry of creamy dishes like seafood risotto.
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.

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.

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
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type White
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 0
Closure Cork
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Old Bush Vines
R205.00 per item
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