Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Terre Noire - 2017

Grape Variety : Chenin blanc  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
Price : 23.90$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13.5% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

A full flavoured Chenin Blanc with a soft, gentle white peach and melon flavours and a long finish. A beautifully textured wine.

Wine Pairing :

Enjoy it with seafood or prawns infused with lime and chilli.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Chenin blanc 100%
  • Age of viges : 35 years
  • Yield of vines : 3 ton/ha
  • Type of soil : Sand duplex gravel top and deep clay
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Fermentation of +- 2 weeks in French Oak barrel
  • Maturation : 12 months in French Oak barrels
  • Type of yeast : Natural
  • Fining : Bentonite - Filtered wine
  • Cellar : 5 to 8 years
  • Decanting : No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2017

  • WineMag South-Africa : 89 pts.

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