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Date Printed: 7/27/2014
Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2009
Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage 2009
(search item no. 108891)
green wine
screw cap wine

International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
PRICE ON 7/27/2014: $12.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Ken Forrester's "Petit" range offers friendly value wines, perfect for everyday drinking. Crafted in a soft, juicy, fruit-driven style, this easy-going red displays classic Pinotage aromas and flavors of spicy raspberries, plums and cherries, supported by smoky bacon nuances. Brambly with a slightly rustic edge, it's a delicious and accessible intro to South Africa's unique Pinotage grape, a cross between Pinot Noir and Cinsault.
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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.