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2009


Cultivar:

Chenin Blanc

Country:

South Africa

Rating:

92 Points - Wine Enthusiast 92 Points - Wine Spectator 93 Points - Robert Parker

Specifications:

14.00% alc vol Sugar g/l: 6.1
Type: White Wine Cellaring Potential: 15 yrs
Origin: Stellenbosch Appellation: Stellenbosch

Tasting Notes:

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.

Almonds
Almonds

Dried Apricot
Dried Apricot

Frangipane
Frangipane

Lemon
Lemon

Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa\'s most famous wine region Stellenbosch, our vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines. Over the years our range of top quality wines has received massive national and international acclaim with literally hundreds of awards and accolades over the last 21 years and are broadly available in reputable restaurants and exported around the globe. Ken Forrester’s philosophy has always been to create a range of handcrafted, individually made wines that suitably complement a wide variety of food styles and provide excellent value.

Hand selected Chenin Blanc – primarily from low yielding, old bush vines (planted in 1974).  Harvested at full maturity.  

Maturation on the lees – total of 12 months in the barrel.

Food pairing

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