Lady Ann Darling 2016

An interesting wine with layers of fruit complexity supported with well integrated wood. Typical aromas are green characters of green fig with tropical arrays of white pears and pineapple. The palate is elegant with a lovely minerality to the finish.


variety : Sauvignon Blanc | Sauvignon Blanc
winery : Darling Cellars
winemaker : Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Venter
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 12.01 % vol  rs : 2.21 g/l  pH : 3.40  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

ageing : Will age well within the next 3-5 years.

We have created some stand alone premium wines to showcase the diversity of Darling Cellars and the Darling region. All so unique, we couldn’t find a place for them in our 3 core ranges. Definitely wines to come look for.

We have created some stand alone premium wines to showcase the diversity of Darling Cellars and the Darling region. All so unique, we couldn’t find a place for them in our 3 core ranges. Definitely wines to come look for.

in the vineyard : Terroir: A combination of vineyards growing on laterite soils about 15km from the Atlantic Ocean.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation

about the harvest: Yield: 4 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 22-23°B

in the cellar : Vinification: Crush and destalk, barrel fermented in new 500lt French oak barrels.
Maturation: Left on lees for 2 months to add complexity. Barrel matured on fine lees for 8 months.

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Sauvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Blanc
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