Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Petit Pinotage - 2018

Price : 13.55$
Grape Variety : Pinotage  
Caract. : Red wine  
SAQ Code : 11379749  
Inventaire : Continuous Supply  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Aromas of spicy mulberries, plum pudding and cherries, supported by smoky bacon nuances. Soft and fruity, with plum, blackberry and vanilla notes. Juicy and accessible with soft palate and delicious fruit concentration.

Wine Pairing :

Pastas, pizza and grilled meat on the BBQ. Grilled sausage.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Pinotage: cross between Pinot noir and Cinsault
  • Age of vines: 15 years
  • Yield of vines: 8 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel – cold fermentation
  • Maturation : Stainless steel - no lees contact - no malolactic fermentation
  • Type of yeast : Lallemand
  • Fining : Bentonite - Filtered
  • Cellar: 2 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2016

  • Wine Spectator: 85 pts.

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 88 pts.

Vintage 2011

  • Wine Advocate - R. Parker: 87 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 86 pts.

Vintage 2010

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 87 pts.

Vintage 2008

  • Wine Spectator: 86 pts.

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