Wine (archived) - Chenin Blanc
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin 2007
Perfect everyday drinking wine. A youthful wine showing fresh ripe melon with a mellow, round, mild and honeysuckle fruit palate and refreshingly long finish.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.33  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin 2009
A youthful fresh wine showing green apple, fresh ripe melon with a mellow, round, mild and honeysuckle fruit palate and refreshingly long finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.4  pH: 3.10  TA: 6.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin 2008
A youthful fresh wine showing green apple, fresh ripe melon with a mellow, round, mild and honeysuckle fruit palate and refreshingly long finish.
Alc: 13  RS: 4.1  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2010
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
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.2  pH: 3.39  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2011
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

Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.7  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2012
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.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.2  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2013
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.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.40  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2014
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.
Alc: 13.0  RS: 3.4  pH: 3.43  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
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.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.37  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2016

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.


Alc: 13.0  RS: 4.9  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Semi Sweet 2013
A decidedly moreish/lekker wine with a powerhouse of flavours the likes of ripe melon, guava and pineapple. The finish is tangy and irresistible with honey notes
Alc: 12.5  RS: 22.5  pH: 3.45  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Semi Sweet 2015
A decidedly moreish/lekker wine with a powerhouse of flavours the likes of ripe melon, guava and pineapple. The finish is tangy and irresistible with honey notes
Alc: 12.0  RS: 17.0  pH: 3.26  TA: 6.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Petit Semi Sweet 2016
A decidedly moreish/lekker wine with a powerhouse of flavours the likes of ripe melon, guava and pineapple. The finish is tangy and irresistible with honey notes
Alc: 12.0  RS: 17.0  pH: 3.26  TA: 6.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2007
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 and pineapple, with a hint of vanilla and some typical Chenin honey notes on the long lasting finish.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 4.1  pH: 3.30  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2009
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.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.6  pH: 3.07  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2008
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.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.6  pH: 3.07  TA: 6.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2010
Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 4.4  pH: 3.36  TA: 6.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.
Alc: 14.00  RS: 6.3  pH: 3.41  TA: 3.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2013

Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.47  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2014

Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.52  pH: 3.52  TA: 5.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015

Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2008
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.

"With masses of over the top fruit and a veritable tidal wave of waxy honey and lemon curd this is a flamboyant wine for flamboyant wine lovers everywhere." - Matthew Jukes' Top 50 from Cape Wine 2008

Alc: 14  RS: 12.8  pH: 3.51  TA: 6.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2014
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 7.1  pH: 3.37  TA: 6.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2007
2009 Decanter World Wine Awards - Bronze medal
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal – an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.

"With masses of over the top fruit and a veritable tidal wave of waxy honey and lemon curd this is a flamboyant wine for flamboyant wine lovers everywhere." - Matthew Jukes' Top 50 from Cape Wine 2008

Alc: 14.5  RS: 10  pH: 3.51  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2: 157  FSO2: 43
The FMC 2009
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 6.1  pH: 3.57  TA: 6.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2010
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon Chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 6.1  pH: 3.57  TA: 6.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2012
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal – an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 10  pH: 3.21  TA: 7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2013
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 9.4  pH: 3.28  TA: 6.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2015
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.

Alc: 13.0  RS: 9.1  pH: 3.33  TA: 7.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
The FMC 2011
The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal – an icon chenin, a challenge to the world! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 15.2  pH: 3.48  TA: 7.1  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2010
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.
Alc: 11  RS: 185.8  pH: 3.79  TA: 8.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2011
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.
Alc: 11  RS: 179.5  pH: 3.63  TA: 8.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2012 [SOLD OUT] -  SOLD OUT
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.
Alc: 11.0  RS: 154  pH: 3.56  TA: 9.5  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2013 375ml
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.
Alc: 11.0  RS: 145.8  pH: 3.63  TA: 8.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2006
Chenin Blanc with Botrytis. We are blessed with botrytis most years and with multiple pickings (4/5 times) manage to maintain a perfect natural acid balance with the sweetness, creating a wine of exceptional finesse and balance. This golden wine with fresh, green tones is in a lighter style, clean yet unctuously sweet. Sumptuous peach, apricot flavours, overlaid with a tropical lushness of melon and pineapple. Ripe sweetness, yet tangy, with sweet and sour zip, wood spice on the finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 115.7  pH: 3.68  TA: 7.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2007
This golden wine with fresh, green tones is in a lighter style, clean yet unctuously sweet. Sumptuous peach, apricot flavours, overlaid with a tropical lushness of melon and pineapple. Ripe sweetness, yet tangy, with sweet and sour zip, wood spice on the finish.

"It has so much class and breeding that it never once breaks into full on sweetie mode, preferring to hint and tempt with flashes of honey and tropical fruit and then moments of crunchy nut and brittle toffee - rapture!" - Matthew Jukes' Top 50 from Cape Wine 2008

Alc: 12.5  RS: 130  pH: 3.67  TA: 8.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2008
This rich, unctuous wine is the product of old Chenin Blanc bushvines which start their autumn days in a morning mist. This late season humidity brings on a natural botrytis and we harvest the vines 4 or 5 times to maintain a perfect natural acid balance with the sweetness, creating a wine of exceptional finesse and balance.
Alc: 11.0  RS: 154  pH: 3.54  TA: 7.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2009
This rich, unctuous wine is the product of old Chenin Blanc bushvines which start their autumn days in a morning mist.

Very enticing, with glazed peach, ginger and creamed pear notes backed by a lingering note of orange zest. Plump and racy, with the contrast bringing you back for another sip. Great length.

Alc: 11  RS: 135.8  pH: 3.61  TA: 7.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2013
Ken Forrester Wines has a superb reputation for Chenin Blanc, and this first sparkling wine in the classic tradition is no exception.
Alc: 12.0  RS: 3.3  pH: 3.09  TA: 6.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester T Noble Late Harvest 2005
Chenin Blanc with Botrytis. We are blessed with botrytis most years and with multiple pickings (4/5 times) manage to maintain a perfect natural acid balance with the sweetness, creating a wine of exceptional finesse and balance. This golden wine with fresh, green tones is in a lighter style, clean yet unctuously sweet. Sumptuous peach, apricot flavours, overlaid with a tropical lushness of melon and pineapple. Ripe sweetness, yet tangy, with sweet and sour zip, wood spice on the finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 115.7  pH: 3.68  TA: 7.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2011 -  SOLD OUT
Ken Forrester Wines has a superb reputation for Chenin Blanc, and this first sparkling wine in the classic tradition is no exception.
Alc: 12.5  RS: 6.3  pH: 3.20  TA: 7.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Forrester Tesco Finest Chenin Blanc 2010

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Forrester Workhorse Chenin Blanc 2010

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Forrester Chord Chenin Blanc / Viognier 2009

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Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2009
Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.17  TA: 6.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2012
Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. 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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.41  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sparklehorse (MCC) 2012 SOLD OUT -  SOLD OUT
Ken Forrester Wines has a superb reputation for Chenin Blanc, and this first sparkling wine in the classic tradition is no exception.
Alc: 12.0  RS: 2.68  pH: 3.21  TA: 6.41  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

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