2018 Sparklehorse, Ken Forrester Wines
Tasting Note: Sparkling wine from South Africa, creamy and delicate but bubbling with apple, pear, and quince.
Food Matching: An ideal bubbly to celebrate with and equally at home with light creamy chicken and fish dishes.
Vineyard: A carefully selected cool vineyard site allows the grapes to mature while maintaining the all-important refreshing acidity. Region: Stellenbosch, Helderberg Age of Vines: 36 years old Soil: Clovelly – (deep yellow sand) Mature unirrigated vineyards with controlled yields. Locality: South-south-west
Vinification: Made by the Cap Classique or traditional method, this wine aged for 14 months or less to develop a creaminess and delicate mousse while still maintaining bright, fresh apple, pear, and quince aromas.