Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Sparklehorse - 2015

Price : 24.90$
Grape Variety : Chenin blanc  
Caract. : Sparkling  
SAQ Code : 13630474  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 12% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Pale yellow with a golden hint. On the nose, notes of yellow apples, brioche and a floral touch. In the mouth the bubble is light and thin. Acidity is refreshing with flavors of granny Smith apples, pear and honey. Pretty dry with a long finish.

Wine Pairing :

Enjoy with light creamy dishes: chicken breast with pepper and cream. White fish in sauce.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chenin blanc 100% - cool site selection
  • Age of vines : 31 years
  • Yield of vines : 4-6 ton/ha
  • Yield of vines : deep yellow sand
  • Irrigation : no
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel
  • Maturation : stainless steel on the lees during 24 months. Malolactic fermentation
  • Type of yeast : champenoise
  • Fining : Bentonite - not filtered
  • Cellar : 3-5 years
  • Decanting : no
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