R1007 for 6 bottles

R168 each
Darling Cellars Cap Classique Demi Sec 2019

Darling Cellars Cap Classique Demi Sec 2019

Pale golden in colour with a unique bouquet of green apples, pineapple, lemon and orange zest. The pleasing mouth showcases notes of biscuit flavours and a delicate touch of sweetness that ends with a crisp and well-balanced acidity.

Creamy and fragrant butter chicken curry hits all the right notes or pair with ripe full cream cheeses like Camembert and Brie or Blue Cheese.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin ]
winery : Darling Cellars
winemaker : Pieter-Niel Rossouw & Maggie Immelman
wine of origin : Darling
analysis : alc : 12.4 % vol  rs : 39 g/l  pH : 3.2  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : Cap_Classique  style : Semi Sweet  body : Light  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

Never a fast process, developing our Methodé Cap Classique was no exception to the rule. Secondary fermentation leads to the build-up of pressure and infusion of bubbles into the wine, making this a stunning, naturally bottle fermented, matured on lees MCC. Definitely a wine to look out for, as this MCC is only available from the cellar door and at selected outlets.

in the vineyard : Terroir: Medium yellow, non-arid sandy soils with 60% red laterite dominating the sub surface soil.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, dry land farmed.

about the harvest: The Chardonnay grapes were harvested at optimal ripeness for an MCC, a little higher in acidity and not overripe to preserve the natural acidity and have a low alcohol.
Yield: 6 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 18 °B

in the cellar : Vinification: Crush and destalk, 14 days fermentation and secondary fermentation in the bottle.
Maturation: Kept on the lees for 16 months for a fuller mouth feel, complexity and stable bubbles.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc

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