Darling Cellars Chocoholic Pinotage 2015

A vibrant display of fresh fruit and flavours that includes Turkish delight, chocolate, red and black cherries, vanilla, red plum and butterscotch.

The flavours follow through on the palate with a fresh acidity to accompany you to all occasions!

variety : Pinotage | 100% Pinotage
winery : Darling Cellars
winemaker : Carel Hugo & Pieter-Niel Rossouw
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 9.7 g/l  pH : 3.6  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   organic
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Veritas 2016: Silver
in the vineyard : 

Vineyard type: Bush Vine, dry land
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.

about the harvest: Yield: 3 -7 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 26°B

in the cellar : Crush and destalk, 5-6 days fermentation at 20-30°C on skin. Pressed at 5-10°B. A portion of the wine spent 8-12 months on staves to add complexity and layers.

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