Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2009
Technical Analysis
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.07
RS : 4.6 g/l
Total Acid : 6.1 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Type : White
Style : Dry
Body : Full

Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2009
  • 2011 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London - Silver
  • Tasting Notes
    A full bodied, well rounded wine with a complex structure. This wine is a great example of the harmonious balance which can be achieved between fruit and delicate oak/vanilla flavours, as they combine to form complex, soft flavours with sufficient body to enhance even spicy and full flavoured meals. Flavours bursts with dried apricots, pineapple and a hint of vanilla on the long lasting finish.
    Blend Information
    100% Chenin Blanc
    Food Suggestions
    Can be served with many varied spicy dishes, full flavoured fish or chicken dishes. Ideal with crayfish, prawns. A true benchmark for relaxed enjoyment.
    In The Vineyard
    Region: Stellenbosch, Helderberg 35 years old
    Soil: Clovelly - (deep yellow sand). Mature unirrigated vineyards with controlled yields.
    Yield: Low trellis and old bush vines. Approximately 4-6 tons/ha
    Locality: south-south-west
    About The Harvest
    Hand harvested, with careful selection.

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