Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2018

Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2018


SKU: KFCB18 Category: Product ID: 2058


Tasting notes:
Golden hued and full bodied, with melon and spicy baked apple aromas. Layered, with mineral notes enhanced by honeycomb and caramel flavours from lees contact. This wine is a great example of the harmonious balance which can be achieved between fruit and delicate oak/vanilla flavours, as they combine to form complex, soft flavours with sufficient body to enhance even spicy and full flavoured meals.
Variety: 100% Chenin Blanc
Food suggestions: Can be served with varied spicy dishes, full flavoured fish or chicken dishes. Ideal with crayfish, prawns.
A true benchmark for relaxed enjoyment.

In the vineyard
Region: Stellenbosch, Helderberg
Vines: 39 years old
Soil: Clovelly – (deep yellow sand).
Mature unirrigated vineyards with controlled yields.
Aspect: South-south-west
About the harvest
Hand harvested, with careful selection.
Yield : Low trellis and old bush vines.
Approx 4 – 6 tons/ha
In the cellar
Barrel and tank fermented and left on the lees (9 months French oak, 20% new) matured on secondary lees for a rounded complexity.
Style: Rich and Ripe (Oak influenced).


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