Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2011
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 13.5 %vol
pH : 3.45
RS : 4.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.9 g/l
Appellation : Western Cape
Characteristics
Type : White
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2011
  • Platter 2012 - 3 stars
  • Wine Enthusiast - 87 points and Best Buy

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  • Wine Spectator - 88 Points
  • Robert Parker Rating Aug 2011 - 89 points
  • Tasting Notes
    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.
    Style: Fresh and Fruity
    Ageing Potential
    Should last half an hour with the cap off and reach for the next bottle!
    Blend Information
    100% Chenin Blanc
    Food Suggestions
    Perfect everyday drinking wine. Should last half an hour with the cap off and reach for the next bottle!Serve with all flavoursome, light al fresco summertime meals.
    In The Vineyard
    Soil: Duplex soils, fine sandy loam on a clay base
    Yield: 6 - 8 tons per hectare
    Aspect: south-south-west
    About The Harvest
    Hand harvested.
    In The Cellar
    Fermented cool, bottled early to show the freshest fruit flavours.

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