Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Petit Chenin - 2017

Price : 13.95$
Grape Variety : Chenin blanc  
Caract. : Dry white wine  
SAQ Code : 10702997  
Inventaire : Continuous Supply  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 13% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

A wine full of youth bunch of fresh melon and ripe. A palace round, sweet honeysuckle with a long refreshing finale.

Wine Pairing :

Ideal wine to accompany a variety of dishes: fish, seafood, white meats, cheeses (goat), Caesar salad, escargots, spicy, etc..

Winemaking :

  • Variety: Chenin blanc 100%
  • Age of vines : 20 + years
  • Yield of vines : 8 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : Drip
  • Harvest: Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel
  • Maturation : Stainless steel - with the lees
  • Type of yeast : Anchor or Protea
  • Fining : Bentonite - Filtered
  • Cellar : 2 years
  • Decanting: No

See the Press Review


Vintage 2017:

  • Wine Spectator: 90 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 89 pts.

Vintage 2012:

  • Wine Spectator: 88 pts.

Vintage 2011:

  • Wine Spectator: 86 pts.

Vintage 2010:

  • Wine Spectator: 88 pts.
  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 89 pts.

Vintage 2009:

  • Guide Aubry 2010 : Top 10 : « Point d’excitation »
  • The Gazette : Vin de la semaine! (10 mars 10)
  • Wine Magazine 2010: “Best Value”
  • Wine Spectator: 86 pts. “Best Values” (mar. 10)

Vintage 2008:

  • Wine Spectator: 87 pts. “Best Values” (nov. 09)
  • Vins et Vignobles: 3 stars– Janine Saine (nov. 08)
  • SalutBonjour!: Choix de la semaine (4 avril 09)
  • Le Devoir: « Net, précis, mûr… » – Jean Aubry (3 avril 09)

Vintage 2007:

  • Wine Spectator: 86 pts. “Best Values” (déc. 07)

Vintage 2006:

  • Guide Phaneuf 09 : 3 stars « Bon rapport qualité-prix »

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