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2004 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc "Petite Chenin"

Chenin Blanc

Winery: Ken Forrester

Vintage: 2004

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Petite Chenin"

Wine Category: Chenin Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Chenin Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Stellenbosch

State or country: South Africa

Price: $9

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 89.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89.99-87)

Review date: October 28, 2006

Wine Review: This wine just won the Boston Globe’s plonk contest for 2006. So, I thought I would give it a try. It opens with a nice grapefruit bouquet. On the palate, the wine is round and very nicely balanced. The flavors were acidic and tasty. I can see why this wine did well in their contest. It is well made and a very good bargain. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Perfect everyday drinking wine. A youthful wine showing fresh ripe melon with a mellow, round, mild, and honeysuckle fruit palate and refreshingly long finish.

Organic status: not organic

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