Ken Forrester Sparklehorse MCC 2016

Ken Forrester Sparklehorse MCC 2016

Ken Forrester Wines has a superb reputation for Chenin Blanc, and this first sparkling wine in the classic tradition is no exception.

An ideal bubbly to celebrate with and equally at home with light creamy chicken and fish dishes.

variety : Chenin Blanc [ 100% Chenin Blanc ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 12.0 % vol  rs : 11.0 g/l  pH : 3.19  ta : 6.7 g/l  
type : Cap_Classique  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

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: Planted in 1975
Soil: Clovelly - (deep yellow sand) Mature unirrigated vineyards with controlled yields.
Locality: South-south-west

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 - not for sale

Chenin Blanc
Chenin Blanc