Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Roussanne - 2017

Price : 24.20$
Grape Variety : Roussane  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 13299945  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 

Tasting :

"It has a powerful bouquet of lemon curd, mango and over-ripe Satsuma. The palate offers plenty of fruit: pineapple, mango and citrus lemon with a touch of ginger sprucing up the finish. Very fine." - NM Wine Advocate R. Parker

Wine Pairing :

Drink with grilled game fish, smoked chicken, small game or poultry.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Roussanne
  • Age of vines : 10+ years
  • Yield of vines : 5 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : drip
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : french oak 400L (3-5 year old) during 20 days.
  • Maturation : french oak 400L (3-5 year old) during 12 months. With the lees. partial malolactic fermentation.
  • Type of yeast : zymaflore
  • Fining : filtered
  • Cellar : 10 years
  • Decanting : 1/2 hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2016

  • Platter’s 2019 - 4½ stars

Vintage 2015

  • Platter’s 2018 - 4½ stars

Vintage 2013

  • Platter’s 2017 - 4½ stars

Vintage 2012

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 89 pts.
  • Tim Atkins MW: 9 pts.

Vintage 2011

  • Wine Advocate – R. Parker: 89 pts.

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