Ken Forrester Petit Rosé 2017

This very elegant Rosé overwhelms the nose with aromas of freshly picked strawberries, rose petal and cherry flavours.  It follows through on the palate with delicious ripe raspberries with a delicate finish.

Serve with all light summertime meals.

variety : Grenache | 79% Grenache, 21% Viognier
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.09  ta : 5.2 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

ageing : Should last half an hour with the cap off and reach for the next bottle!

in the vineyard : Soil: Sandy/Decomposed Granite
Age of vines: 9 - 11years
Altitude: 100m
Aspect: East-West Facing

about the harvest: The Rosé project is from vineyards dedicated to Rosé, the fruit is hand harvested as if to produce a white wine with high natural acidity, hence no added acid in the cellar.
Yield: 9 - 10 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Crushed and pressed, leaving the skins soaking for an hour or two. This infuses the delicate copper salmon colour unique for Grenache and a cold fermentation in stainless tanks ensures an elegant wine.

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