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Ken Forrester Cabernet-Merlot Petit 2010

Editorial Review by Gregory Dal Piaz:

Rubber Band-aids, ash and banana make me think there is plenty of Pinotage in this. Round and yet bright on the palate, with lovely sour strawberry and light cherry fruit. A touch of eraser and soft tannin make this interesting and fun, though it is bound to not please some palates. It’s almost peppery on the back end before delivering plenty of cherry on the moderately long finish, along with some pithy notes of lime. 87pts

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Ken Forrester:
Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's most famous wine region Stellenbosch, our vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines. Over the years we've created a special brand of hospitality reflected in the list of wines which have been poured at numerous grand events including the opening... Read more
Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa's most famous wine region Stellenbosch, our vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines. Over the years we've created a special brand of hospitality reflected in the list of wines which have been poured at numerous grand events including the opening of the Scottish Parliament and the 85th birthday of our own icon, previous President Nelson Mandela. Our range of top quality wines has received massive national and international acclaim with literally hundreds of awards and accolades over the last 16 years and are broadly available in well-reputed restaurants and exported to 14 countries around the globe. So please do come visit and share our view on quality! Read less

Editorial Reviews for Ken Forrester Cabernet-Merlot Petit

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
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0.00 5
06/28/2012

Rubber Band-aids, ash and banana make me think there is plenty of Pinotage in this. Round and yet bright on the palate, with lovely sour strawberry and light cherry fruit. A touch of eraser and soft tannin make this interesting and fun, though it is bound to not please some palates. It’s almost peppery on the back end before delivering plenty of cherry on the moderately long finish, along with some pithy notes of lime. 87pts


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Source: Andover Liquors
11/20/2013

67% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot.This fresh, approachable Bordeaux blend is crafted in a soft, fruit-driven style. It's packed with rich flavors of ripe blackberries and plums with undertones of cigar box, earth and spice, enhanced by smooth, fine-grained tannins.



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