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2011 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc "Petit"

Ken Forrester 2011 Petit Chenin Blanc

Winery: Ken Forrester

Vintage: 2011

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Petit"

Wine Category: Chenin Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Chenin Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Western Cape

State or country: South Africa

Price: $11

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 88.3 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 6, 2012

Wine Review: This wine is consistently one of the very good values on the market. It is light straw colored and opens with a pleasant papaya like bouquet with hints of green apple and mild pineapple. On the palate, this wine is light bodied, slightly acidic and mouthwatering. The flavor profile is a mineral infused light lemon with notes of white pepper, green apple and Anjou pear. The finish is dry and its flavors settle in nicely. The panel suggested pairing this wine with shrimp scampi or scallops with Stuart’s Brussel sprouts. Enjoy - KWGTP

Winemaker Notes: A youthful fresh wine with quince and pear drop flavours. Earlier picked freshness shows on palate with crunchy green apple and grapefruit flavours. Good mouthfeel and appetizingly tangy finish. Style: Fresh and Fruity

Organic status: not organic

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