Ken Forrester Sparklehorse 2015

Ken Forrester Sparklehorse 2015

$46.00

SKU: KFSH15 Category: Product ID: 2061

Description

Tasting Notes
Ken Forrester Wines has a superb reputation for Chenin Blanc, and his first sparkling wine, made in the classic tradition, is no exception.
Variety: 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
Soil: Clovelly – (deep yellow sand) Mature unirrigated vineyards with controlled yields. (planted in 1975)
Aspect: South-south-west
About The Harvest
Yield: Approx 4 – 6 tons / Low trellis
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.

Technical Analysis
Winemaker: Ken Forrester
Main Variety: Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 12.0 %vol
pH : 3.16
RS : 4.1 g/l
Total Acid: 7.3 g/l
Appellation: Western Cape
Characteristics
Type : Methode Tradionale
Style : Dry

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