Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Fijndraai - 2019

Grape Varieties : Chenin blanc, Roussane, Viognier  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
Price : 23.55$
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Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 

Tasting :

While the terroir expresses itself through the delicate bouquet of floral notes and citrus aromas, the unique blend of this boutique wine seduces the palate with every indulging sip. The crisp, clean acidity with its tender peach and apricot whispers leaves a lush lingering finish. Perfect for any occasion!

Wine Pairing :

A superb complement to freshly prepared fish or savoury dishes.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Viognier 49%, Chenin Blanc 49%, Roussanne 2%
  • Age of vines : 12 years; 9 years and 13 years
  • Yield of the vines : 10 t/ha; 12 t/ha et 8 t/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest : Hand harvested
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel tank for Chenin and Viognier, for 21 days at a temperature of 13 - 15 C. For Roussanne natural fermentation in barrels.
  • Maturation : Stainless steel tank and French oak barrels of 5 years old for 3 months, for the Roussanne 2018, 8 months
  • Type of yeast: Bentonite - Filtered wine
  • Cellar: 3 to 5 years
  • Decanting : No
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