Ken Forrester Roussanne 2016
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Roussanne
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.36
RS : 1.8 g/l
Total Acid : 5.4 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Full
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
Roussanne 2016
Platter’s 2019 - 4½ stars

Roussanne 2015
Platter’s 2018 - 4½ stars

Roussanne 2013
Platter’s 2017 - 4½ stars
Tasting Notes
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.
Ageing Potential
This wine whilst perfectly accessible in youth will reward good cellaring and keeping for up to 10 years.
Blend Information
100% Roussanne
Food Suggestions
A classic wine; perfect with smoked fish or chicken, anchovies on the grill or even a tangy Caesar salad.
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.
Additional Information
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.

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Tel: +27.218552374   Fax: +27.218552373   Email: tasting@kenforresterwines.com  
Corner of Winery Road and R44 , Between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, 7600, South Africa