Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2016

Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2016

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 : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 5.2 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 5.3 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

    about the harvest: 100% Pinotage harvested fully ripe at 25º Balling from blocks specifically selected for their fruity character.
    Yield: 9 tons per hectare

    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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