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Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch the Fmc 2008

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Wine Tasting Notes Full, rich, remarkable finesse. Palate showing vanilla and honey flavours and a forever finish. The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world!

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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

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Snooth User: Nicki Gig
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3.50 5
10/29/2010

loads of tropical fruit combined with banana, cantaloupe, peaches and little bits of golden pears, bold, smooth mouthfeel


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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
03/29/2010

Chenin Blanc 2008 - Ken Forrester : Chenin Blanc 2008 - Weißwein von Ken ForresterDieser Chenin Blanc ist eine Parradewein von Ken Forrester. Körperreich und gut abgerundet präsentiert er sich und ist ein perfektes Beispiel einer vollendeten Harmonie zwischen der Frucht und den delikaten Vanilleromen aus der Eiche. Zusammen formen sie einen überzeugenden Wein, der besonders zu würzigen, aromareichen Gerichten zu empfehlen ist. Der Chenin Blanc 2009 von Ken Forrester lässt getrocknete Aprikosen und Ananas erkennen, die am Schluss von einer deutlichen Vanillenote umspielt werden.Handverlesene Trauben wurden im Fass und im Tank fermentiert, anschließend reifte der Wein 9 Monate im französischen Eichenfass. Auf diese Weise erhielt er eine unheimliche Komplexität.Weingut: Ken ForresterLand: SüdafrikaRegion: StellenboschRebsorte: 100% Chenin BlancInhalt: 0,75 lAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 Vol.%Säuregehalt: 6,25 g/lRestsüße: 4,0 g/lFassreife: in Barriques gereift (9 Monate)Lagerfähgikeit: 3-5 Jahre ab JahrgangEmpfohlene Serviertemperatur: 8-12 °C Weißwein > Südafrika > Stellenbosch


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Source: ONLINEWEINKELLER.de
02/24/2010

Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2008: Empfohlene Serviertemperatur: 8-12°C, in Barriques gereift (9 Monate), lagerfähig 3 - 5 Jahre ab Jahrgang, Jahrgang: 2008Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: StellenboschWeingut: Ken ForresterRebsorte: 100% Chenin BlancRestzucker: 4 g/LiterRestsäure: 6,25 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 13,5 % Weißwein



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Wine Tasting Notes Full, rich, remarkable finesse. Palate showing vanilla and honey flavours and a forever finish. The pinnacle of what we consider to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world!

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