Darling Cellars Reserve Terra Hutton Cabernet Sauvignon 2017

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This wine displays flavours of black berries, black current, red berries, chocolate, tobacco and a tinge of vanilla. On the palate a good amount of fine tannins which gives this wine a good length and an exciting journey awaits those who want to put this wine away. It will truly blossom with time.

Enjoy this wine with Port wine braised beef short ribs.

variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 100% Cabernet Sauvignon ]
winery : Darling Cellars
winemaker : Carel Hugo & Pieter Niel Rossouw
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 13.86 % vol  rs : 2.78 g/l  pH : 3.59  ta : 5.29 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Gold Wine Awards - Gold
Veritas 2016: Bronze
in the vineyard : 

The recent demarcation of the Darling district has led to a focus at Darling Cellars on wines which are terroir and varietal specific. The cool and temperate West Coast climate lends itself to a different micro- and mesoclimate which, along with the different types of soil, lead to unique grapes, which we guide into even more unique wines. Having 99% of all vineyards dry land and almost the same percentage as bush vine, this is as close to what nature intended for grapes to be as one can get. Darling Cellars Reserve is a wine range of straight varietals where the focus is on fruit driven, varietal true, value for money wines.

Bush Vine, no irrigation 

about the harvest: 

Yield: 5 - 6 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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