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Date Printed: 4/16/2014
Ken Forrester Petit Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2009
Ken Forrester Petit Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2009
(search item no. 108893)
green wine
screw cap wine

Wine Enthusiast rating: 87 points
PRICE ON 4/16/2014: $9.79

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Merlot.

Ken Forrester's "Petit" range offers friendly value wines, perfect for everyday drinking. This fresh, approachable Bordeaux blend is crafted in a soft, fruit-driven style. It's packed with rich flavors of ripe blackberries and plums and undertones of cigar box and spice, enhanced by smooth, fine-grained tannins.

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About Ken Forrester:

In 1993, hospitality industry veteran Ken Forrester and his wife Teresa purchased the historic Scholtzenhof estate, nestled at the base of the Helderberg in Stellenbosch. Originally established in 1689 as Zandberg, the property is one of the oldest wine farms in the Cape. Ken enlisted the help of his winemaker friend Martin Meinert in replanting and revitalizing the vineyards, with an aim to craft a white wine that could rival any in the world! And so it was that Ken Forrester Vineyards was established, with a focus on Chenin Blanc production.