Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Petit Cabernet Sauvignon - 2017

Price : 14.95$
Grape Varieties : Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot  
Caract. : red wine  
SAQ Code : 11155171  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

A fresh young wine, with sents of plum and berry. Hints of spices. A round palate with soft and long fnish.

Wine Pairing :

Enjoy with veal, pork, grilled lamb and pot dishes. Also soft crust cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon (85%) Merlot (15%)
  • Age of vines : 8-10 years
  • Yield of vines : 8 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel – cold fermentation
  • Maturation : Stainless steel
  • Type of yeast : Anchor
  • Fining : Egg white - Filtered
  • Cellar : 2 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2017

  • Platters 2019 : 3 stars

Vintage 2016

  • Platters 2018 : 3 stars

Vintage 2015

  • Platters 2017 : 3 stars
  • James Suckling : 91 pts.

Vintage 2011

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 89 pts.

Vintage 2009

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 90 pts.

Vintage 2008:

  • Salut Bonjour – P. Lapeyrie: Sélection de la semaine! (18 sept. 10)
  • Voir : 87 pts. « savoureux à souhait » - N. Hamilton (7 oct. 10)
  • Vinquebec : 2 ½ stars « Étonnant! » - Marc-André Gagnon

Vintage 2007:

  • Wine Magazine 2010 : «Best value award»

Vintage 2006:

  • John Platter South Africa Wine Guide 2008 : 3 ½ stars

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