Darling Cellars "Terra Hutton" Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

Deep, dark colour with aromas of blackcurrants and subtle wood on the nose. A great concentration of fruit on the palate supported with finely balanced tannins. A wonderfully soft and smooth finish.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Darling Cellars
winemaker : Abe Beukes
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.1 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

ageing : Enjoy until 2007.

in the vineyard : Terroir: Warmer sites are selected to give full ripe grapes with dark colour and soft tannins. Soils from decomposed granite. Hutton soils dominate the sites selected for this wine
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation

about the harvest: Yield: 6-7 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 24-25°B

in the cellar : Vinification: Crush and destalk, 16 days fermentation at 22-28°C .
Maturation: After malolactic fermentation, wine is racked into barrels for 12 months. A blend of 3rd and 4th fill barrels are used.

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