Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2018

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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 : 13.0 % vol  rs : 2.9 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : White  taste : Fruity  
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS
Petit Chenin Blanc 2016
Platter’s 2017 - 3½ stars and Good Value
Ultra Best Value Wine Awards - Silver
Gold Wine Awards 2016

Petit Chenin Blanc 2015
Platter’s 2016 - 3½ stars and Good Value

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 decomposed 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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