Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2012 SOLD OUT
SOLD OUT
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 12.0 %vol
pH : 3.21
RS : 2.68 g/l
Total Acid : 6.41 g/l
Appellation : Western Cape
Characteristics
Type : Sparkling
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
Ken Forrester Wines has a superb reputation for Chenin Blanc, and this first sparkling wine in the classic tradition is no exception.
Blend Information
100% Chenin Blanc
Food Suggestions
An ideal bubbly to celebrate with and equally at home with light creamy chicken and fish dishes.
In The Vineyard
A carefully selected cool vineyard site allows the grapes to mature while maintaining the all important refreshing acidity.

Region: Stellenbosch, Helderberg
Age of Vines: 37 years old
Soil: Clovelly – (deep yellow sand) Mature unirrigated vineyards with controlled yields.
Locality: South-south-west
Yield: Approx 4 - 6 tons / Low trellis
About The Harvest
Yield: Low trellis
Yield: Approx 4 - 6 tons
In The Cellar
Made by the Cap Classique or traditional method, this wine aged for 14 months on less to develop a creaminess and delicate mousse while still maintaining bright, fresh apple, pear and quince aromas.

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Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2012 SOLD OUT Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc

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