Darling Cellars Premium Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

This wine exhibits an abundance of ripe cassis interwoven with layers of coffee, tobacco, chocolate and ripe tannins. A great example of a South African Cabernet.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Sauvignon Cabernet ]
winery : Darling Cellars
winemaker : Carel Hugo and Abe Beukes
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 14.15 % vol  rs : 1.49 g/l  pH : 3.80  ta : 5.69 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fragrant   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

1st Place at the Top 6 Cabernet tasting - Top12 Wines

ageing : The fine tannin structure give this wine great age ability and the wine should drink well for at least 10 years.

Darling Cellars Premium comes from specific vineyards which are selected for their uniqueness in prominent terroir flavours. These vineyards are planted in the best terroir for the specific varietal. Vineyards are carefully monitored by the winemaker who ultimately decides when the grapes will be harvested. These grapes are handled separately in the cellar to preserve their natural quality and uniqueness. Darling Cellars Premium is a dedicated concept from site selection, through to the final drop in the glass at the end of a bottle.

in the vineyard : 

Terroir: Deep Hutton soils from decomposed granite dominate the sites selected for these vines.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation.

about the harvest: 

Yield: 4 - 6 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 26°B - 27°B

in the cellar : 

Vinification: Crush and destalk, 12 - 14 days fermentation at 25 - 28°C.
Maturation: Barrel maturation in 100% French oak (1st fill) for 15 months. Bottle aged for 12 months before release.

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