Ken Forrester Roussanne 2016

Elegant, rich restrained, hints of lime blossom, soft on the palate with a gentle structure, this classic Rhone grape thrives in the Mediterranean climate here at The Cape of Good Hope.

Only Available Directly from the Farm: Limited Quantities in Stock.

A classic wine; perfect with smoked fish or chicken, anchovies on the grill or even a tangy Caesar salad.

variety : Roussanne | 100% Roussanne
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.36  ta : 5.4 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

Roussanne 2016
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Platter’s 2018 - 4½ stars

Roussanne 2013
Platter’s 2017 - 4½ stars

ageing : This wine whilst perfectly accessible in youth will reward good cellaring and keeping for up to 10 years.

An absolute pleasure to drink it leads you on with each glass more exciting than the last. Drink with grilled game fish, smoked chicken, small game or poultry.

in the vineyard : Region: Stellenbosch
Soil: Sandy loam
Locality: West

about the harvest: Hand selected - primarily from low yielding, old bush vines (planted in 1974). Harvested at full maturity.
Yield: 5 tons per hectare

in the cellar : Maturation on the lees - total of 12 months in the barrel.

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