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2009 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc "Stellenbosch"

Ken Forrester 2009 Chenin Blanc

Winery: Ken Forrester

Vintage: 2009

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Stellenbosch"

Wine Category: Chenin Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Chenin Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Stellenbosch

State or country: South Africa

Price: $15

Cases produced: 8,330

KWG Score: 88.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 24, 2010

Wine Review: This yellowish gold colored wine opens with a ripe apple bouquet with a whiff of lime. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced, and pleasantly crisp. The flavor profile is a tasty green apple with integrated minerality with a dash of white pepper. This wine would be a perfect complement for grilled swordfish with lemon drizzle. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: This full-bodied Chenin harmoniously balances ripe fruit with delicate oak nuances. It flaunts a rich, luscious mouthfeel, with flavors of melon and tropical fruit enhanced by complex mineral notes and hints of spice. Extended lees contact imparts an alluring honeycomb character.

Organic status: not organic

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