Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2015

Perfect everyday drinking wine. A youthful fresh wine with quince and pear drop flavours. Earlier picked freshness shows on palate with crunchy green apple and grapefruit flavours. Good mouthfeel and appetisingly tangy finish.

Serve with all flavoursome, light al fresco summertime meals.

variety : Chenin Blanc | 100% Chenin Blanc
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.6 g/l  pH : 3.37  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : White  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2014
  • Platter 2015 - 3 stars

  • Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2013
  • Platter 2014 - 3½ stars

  • Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2012
  • Wine Spectator - 88 points
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine Cellar - 88 points
  • Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2011
  • Platter 2012 - 3 stars
  • Wine Enthusiast - 87 points and Best Buy

  • Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2010
  • Wine Spectator - 88 Points
  • Robert Parker Rating Aug 2011 - 89 points

    Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2009
  • Wine Spectator - 86 points
  • Wine Magazine - Best Value 

    Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2008
  • Wine Spectator - Best Value wine for the 6th consecutive year - 87 points 
  • ageing : Should last half an hour with the cap off and reach for the next bottle!

    in the vineyard : Soil: Duplex soils, in combination with decompose granite and fine sandy loam on a clay base.
    Aspect: south-south-west

    about the harvest: Hand harvested. 
    Yield: 6 - 8 tons per hectare

    in the cellar : Fermented cool, bottled early to show the freshest fruit flavours.

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