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
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)
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.
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
Type : Methode Tradionale
Style : Dry