Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2014

Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2014

Classic Pinotage aromas of spicy mulberries, plum pudding and cherries, supported by smoky bacon nuances. Juicy and accessible with soft palate and delicious fruit concentration.

This cheerfully unwooded wine can be served with a generous slice of pizza or a barbeque, ideal for a 'braai'. Perfect with almost any happy casual occasion!

variety : Pinotage [ 100% Pinotage ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 6.0 g/l  pH : 3.72  ta : 4.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Soft  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

Petit Pinotage 2012
Platter’s 2014 – 3½ stars
Wine Enthusiast – 86 points

Petit Pinotage 2010
Wine Magazine – Best Value
Robert Parker – 87 points

Petit Pinotage 2009
Stephen Tanzer’s IWC – 88 points

in the vineyard : Aspect: Southeast-facing slopes
Yield: 9 tons per hectare

about the harvest: 100% Pinotage harvested fully ripe at 25º Balling from blocks specifically selected for their fruity character.

in the cellar : Cool fermented after a cold maceration on the skins and pressed off early, before the development of hard tannins. This cheerfully Petit Pinotage reflects the modern fruit driven wine style that is in huge demand today.

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