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Darling Cellars Reserve Old Blocks Pinotage

Darling Cellars Reserve Old Blocks Pinotage
Darling Cellars Reserve Old Blocks Pinotage
This wine is very expressive and complex on the nose with flavours of red berries, black cherries, vanilla, butterscotch, red plums, coffee and nuances of strawberries. On the palate the flavours follow through with good structure and silky tannins. A rea
Technical Analysis
alc 14.14
rs 3.4
pH 3.5
ta 5.50
Wine Information
Accolades 2019 Veritas Awards: Gold
Gold Wine Awards - Gold
Brand Group Darling Cellars Reserve Range
Winemaker Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Carel Hugo
Variety Pinotage
BlendPercent 100% Pinotage
FoodSuggest It could be enjoyed with oxtail, bobotie, lamb curry.
Cellar Vinification: Crush and destalk, 10 days fermentation at 20-30°C on skin. Pressed at 5-10°B.
Maturation: After malolactic fermentation, wine is racked into barrels for 12 months. A blend of 3rd and 4th fill French barrels are used.

Yield: 5-6 t/ha 
Balling at Harvest: 24-25° B

Vineyard Terroir: Deep, decomposed granite soils on the slopes of the Darling Hills, with a cooling effect in the warm afternoons from the Atlantic Ocean in close proximity.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, dry land.
body Medium
style Dry
taste Fruity
type Red
Kosher 0
Organic 0
Vegetarian 0
Wooded 1
Closure Screwcap
Pack Size 750ml
Pack Type Bottle
  • Range: Darling Cellars Reserve Range
R65.00 per bottle
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