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SMG, Darling Cellars

A well-balanced wine with great drinkability. Serve with oven roasted lamb or smoked duck.

An easy drinking red blend (40% Shiraz, 21% Mourvedre, 21% Grenache,18% Red Blend) displaying a wide range of flavours including red plums, cherries, candyfloss and fresh crushed black pepper. The entry on the palate is smooth and juicy with a lingering finish. A well balanced wine with great drinkability.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

13.9 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.1 g/L

pH

3.55

ACIDITY

5.1 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Pieter Niel & Carel Hugo

VARIETY

Red Blend

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Darling

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

The yield for 2020 overall was 5.5-6.5 t/ha and balling at Harvest was between 24-25°Brix. Once the grapes arrive in the cellar, they are crushed and destalked, then given 5-7 days fermentation at 20-30°C. After malolactic fermentation the wine is transferred into stainless tanks to which staves are added.

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

 

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SMG, Darling Cellars

A well-balanced wine with great drinkability. Serve with oven roasted lamb or smoked duck.

From dry land, bush vines, this red blend displays a wide range of flavours including red plums, cherries and fresh crushed black pepper. The entry on the palate is smooth and juicy with a lingering finish. A blend of 47% Shiraz, 35% Mourvèdre and 18% Grenache.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.0 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

4.2 g/L

pH

3.31

ACIDITY

5.4 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Carel Hugo

VARIETY

Red Blend

TIME IN OAK

7-8 months (50% of blend)

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Darling

VEGETARIAN

Yes

VEGAN

Yes

Vinification details

With yields of 5.5-6.5t/ha, balling at harvest was between 24-25°. Once in the cellar, grapes were crushed and destalked, followed by 5-7 days’ fermentation at 22-30°C. After malolactic fermentation a portion of the wine (approx. 50%) was racked into barrels for 7-8 months while the balance was transferred into stainless tanks to which staves were added. A blend of 3rd- and 4th-fill barrels were used.

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

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SMG, Darling Cellars

A well-balanced wine with great drinkability. Serve with oven roasted lamb or smoked duck.

From dry land, bush vines, this red blend displays a wide range of flavours including red plums, cherries and fresh crushed black pepper. The entry on the palate is smooth and juicy with a lingering finish. A blend of 42% Shiraz, 30% Mourvèdre, 14% Grenache and 14% Carignan.

Technical analysis

ALCOHOL

14.2 %

RESIDUAL SUGAR

3.5 g/L

pH

3.59

ACIDITY

5.4 g/L

ORIGIN

South Africa

WINEMAKER

Pieter-Niel Rossouw, Carel Hugo

VARIETY

Red Blend

MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION

Yes

CLOSURE

Screw top

BOTTLE SIZE

75cl

REGION

Darling

Vinification details

With yields of 5.5-6.5t/ha, balling at harvest was between 24-25°. Once in the cellar, grapes were crushed and destalked, followed by 5-7 days’ fermentation at 22-30°C. After malolactic fermentation the wine was transferred into stainless tanks to which staves were added.

Green credentials

Accredited Integrated Production of Wine (IPW) estate.

 

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