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2012 Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc "Petit"

Ken Forrester 2012 Petit Chenin Blanc

Winery: Ken Forrester

Vintage: 2012

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Petit"

Wine Category: Chenin Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Chenin Blanc

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Stellenbosch

State or country: South Africa

Price: $12

Cases produced: 10,000

KWG Score: 88.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (87)

Review date: May 24, 2013

Wine Review: This entry level Chenin Blanc from South Africa is consistently a very nice offering. The 2012 is pale yellow colored and opens with a fragrant pear and pineapple like bouquet with a hint of banana. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, crisp and acidic. The flavor profile is a mineral infused Anjou pear with hints of green apple, white pepper, and tangerine. The finish is dry sand very refreshing. This wine would be nice by the pool on a hot day. I would pair it with Quiche Lorraine. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Perfect everyday drinking wine. 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 appetisingly tangy finish. Serve with all flavoursome, light al fresco summertime meals.

Organic status: not organic

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