Darling Cellars Sparkling Rosé (1 x 750ml)

Darling Cellars

Darling Cellars Sparkling Rosé (1 x 750ml)

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Sauvignon Blanc 96%, Grenache 4%

De-alcoholised does not mean compromising on taste and this sparkling rosé is made from premium quality grapes bursting with flavour. Great light salmon pink colour with aromas of ripe strawberries and sweet plum following through to a balanced palate with a lingering finish that leaves you wanting more.

Serve chilled on its own or with a salmon salad, fresh sashimi or yellowtail
ceviche.

750ml bottle | Non Alcoholic (0.45% ABV)



IN THE VINEYARD
Terroir: Vineyards from different slopes and different soils are used for this
blend. The cool nights and cool South-westerly wind in the afternoons cool the
vineyards down and help to form the elegant fruit flavours. Soil types consist
of weathered granite to deep red and well drained soils.
Vineyard type: Bush Vine, no irrigation
Yield: 6 t/ha
Balling at Harvest: 21-22°B


WINEMAKING
Vinification: Destalk and crush, 18 days fermentation at 14°C. Grapes and juice
handled reductively to prevent oxidation and lock in the fruit flavours.

Maturation: Left on lees for 2 months to add complexity. The wine is then De-
Alcoholised by way of a gently spinning cone technology. This is done under vacuum and at low temperature to ensure that the product retains its
distinctive wine body, colour and flavour. Finally, the base wine is infused with
CO2 to create a stream of bubbles.

Brand

A range of de-alcoholised wine varietals from this well known West Coast producer, where the focus is on fruit driven, varietal true, value for money products. The grapes were harvested from dryland farmed vineyards in Darling, where the vines are not trellised and planted as bush vine.

Drink Nil Tasting Note

Lovely 'Provencal' light pink colour, fruity, medium bodied and off-dry but not sweet. Pretty packaging too!   

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