Darling Cellars Reserve Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc
2019 Veritas Awards: Silver
|Winemaker||Pieter Niel Rossouw and Maggie Immelman|
|BlendPercent||100% Sauvignon Blanc|
|FoodSuggest||This wine will pair well with most seafood but I think will go particularly well with some of the West Coast’s fresh mussels or oysters!!|
Vinification: Crush and destalk, 14 days fermentation at 14-15°C. Grapes and juice handled reductively to prevent oxidation and lock in fruitiness.
|Harvest||Yield: 3-4 ton/ha
Balling at Harvest: 21° - 22°B
|Vineyard||Terroir: Vineyards strategically planted on South-West facing slopes to capture cool breezes from the Atlantic Ocean and cold Benguela current. Deep soils from decomposed granite, clay rich, with good drainage.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation.
- Range: Darling Cellars Reserve Range