Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's most famous wine region Stellenbosch, Ken Forrester's vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines. Over the years their range of top quality wines has received massive national and international acclaim with literally hundreds of awards and accolades. Ken Forrester’s philosophy has always been to create a range of handcrafted, individually made wines that suitably complement a wide variety of food styles and provide excellent value.
The grapes for this rosé are 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. The grapes are 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.
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.
Ageing potential - Should last half an hour with the cap off and reach for the next bottle!