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Date Printed: 8/28/2014
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
(search item no. 120279)
screw cap wine
green wine

Decanter rating: 90 points
The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
PRICE ON 8/28/2014: $14.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2012 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2010 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points

Winemaker's Notes:

This full-bodied 100% Chenin flawlessly balances ripe fruit with subtle oak nuances. A rich, succulent palate offers flavors of tropical and citrus fruit enhanced by complex mineral notes with a touch of nuts and spice. Extended lees contact reveals an enticing honeycomb character.
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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.