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Darling Cellars Reserve Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc

Darling Cellars Reserve Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc
Darling Cellars Reserve Bush Vine Sauvignon Blanc
Initially a subdued bouquet opens up to aromas of green fig, asparagus, freshly cut grass and tropical fruit such as watermelon, passion fruit and pineapple. These flavours follow on the palate and are supported by a vibrant acidity that keeps the palate
Technical Analysis
alc 13.07
rs 2.26
pH 3.52
ta 5.80
Wine Information
Accolades

2019 Veritas Awards: Silver
2017 South African Woman’s Wine Awards - Gold
Gold Wine Awards - Gold
Vitis Vinifera 2016 - Gold

Winemaker Pieter Niel Rossouw and Maggie Immelman
Variety Sauvignon Blanc
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!!
Cellar

Vinification: Crush and destalk, 14 days fermentation at 14-15°C. Grapes and juice handled reductively to prevent oxidation and lock in fruitiness.
Maturation: Left on lees for 2 months to add complexity.

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.
Style
body Light
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 Reserve Range
R50.00
R50.00 per bottle
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