Grapes - Pinotage
Region - Stellenbosch, South Africa
Winemaking - The team farm sustainably with no herbicides or pesticides. Tilling by hand, the process of producing these wines is hugely labour intensive, but very satisfying. From pruning and thinning bunches and leaves by hand to harvesting by hand, the Ken Forrester Wines' team is actively involved in every step of the winemaking process.
What it tastes Like - This unoaked Petit Pinotage reflects the modern fruit-driven style that is so popular and has become South Africa's signature red wine. Grapes for the Petit Pinotage were hand-picked to ensure quality. Classic Pinotage aromas of spicy mulberries, plum and cherries, with subtle hints of smoky bacon. on the palate this wine is juicy, and soft with great fruit concentration.