Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 12.0 %vol
pH : 3.09
RS : 3.3 g/l
Total Acid : 6.4 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.

Other Vintages
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2015 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2013 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2012 SOLD OUT Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2011 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc

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