Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2021, Ken Forrester Wines

£15.95 per bottle

About this wine

Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc is 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.

Food pairing: Can be served with varied spicy dishes, full flavoured fish or chicken dishes. Ideal with crayfish, prawns.  A true benchmark for relaxed enjoyment.

Awarded Best in Show Trophy at Decanter World Wine Awards 2022 “We’ve had Chenin Blanc-based wines from the Loire in our Best In Show selection, but never yet a Chenin from the country with more of this variety planted than any rival nation: South Africa. That changed this year with this stylish Chenin from Stellenbosch. Gone was the sometimes over-fleshy, over-crafted style associated with ambitious Cape Chenins in the past. This pale gold, pure, fine-fruited wine hints at honey, spring flowers, pear and quince in its focussed, almost lacy aromas, while the palate is graceful and shapely, too, deftly balanced, and with a stony residuum that suggests deep-rooted old vines. An outstanding Chenin, in sum, perfectly pitched both as a varietal and as a Stellenbosch classic.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Producer Ken Forrester Wines
Category South Africa
Region Stellenbosch
Colour White
Grape Chenin Blanc
Bottle Size 75cl
Vegetarian Yes
Vegan Yes

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