Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2010
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Chenin Blanc
Alcohol : 11 %vol
pH : 3.79
RS : 185.8 g/l
Total Acid : 8.6 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Dessert


Accolades
The "T" NLH 2010
  • Platter 2014 – 4 stars
  • Stephen Tanzer International Wine cellar - 91 points
  • Tim Atkin MW – 92 Points
  • Wine Spectator – 93 points

  • The "T" NLH 2009
  • Platter 2012 – 4½ stars
  • Wine Enthusiast – 92 points

  • The "T" NLH 2008
  • Wine Spectator 92 Points

  • The "T" NLH 2005
  • John Platter - 5 stars
  • Tasting Notes
    This golden wine with fresh, sumptuous peach, dried apricot flavours, overlaid with a tropical lushness of melon and pineapple. Ripe sweetness, yet tangy, with sweet and sour zip flavours like baked apples with clove spice, wood spice and honey on the finish.
    Blend Information
    100% Chenin Blanc (Botrytis)
    Food Suggestions
    Serve with fruit tarts, wild berries and ice cream, and full flavoured cheese.
    In The Vineyard
    Grape Varieties: Chenin Blanc (Botrytis)
    Region: Stellenbosch
    Soil: High clay and slit - Westley
    Locality: South - South - West (flat) and East-West
    Age of vines: 40 - 43 years
    About The Harvest
    Chenin Blanc with Botrytis. We are blessed with botrytis most years and with multiple pickings (4/5times) manage to maintain a perfect natural acid balance with the sweetness, creating a wine of exceptional finesse and balance. This rich, unctuous Chenin Blanc was harvested as late as May.

    Yield: 2t/ha
    In The Cellar
    We allow the juice to ferment in 400 L new French oak barrels with the natural yeast and to mature in barrel for 18 months.
    Additional Information
    Click HERE to download a shelf talker for this wine

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    Tel: +27.218552374   Fax: +27.218552373   Email: tasting@kenforresterwines.com  
    Scholtzenhof farm, 96 Winery Road P.O. Box 1253 , Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa