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Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018

75cl

Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018

£36.94
£36.94
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Technical sheet

Type Of Wine: white wine
Vintage: 2018 Other vintages
2016, 2015, 2013 and 2012
Appellation:Stellenbosch (Western Cape, South Africa)
Winery: Ken Forrester
Volume: 75cl
Grapes: Chenin
Allergens: Contains Sulfites
Alcohol Vol.: 13%
Wine Level In The Bottle: Top-Shoulder (THE - Très Haute Epaule)
Ken Forrester is the maker of this Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018 (£36.94), a white wine from Stellenbosch that is made of chenin of 2018 and has an alcoholic strength of 13%. Drinks&Co users reviewed this white wine with 4 of 5 points.

Description of Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018

Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018 (Chenin)

TASTING NOTES:

  • View: Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018 has a pale colour with a translucent edge.
  • Nose: Spicy notes of citrus, lemon, and lime compose the bouquet.
  • Mouth: Concentrated and powerful fruity flavours develop on the mouth, with the balanced taste of lemon and lime. Balanced, elegant, and complex, with a buttery texture, medium body, and mild acidity. Soft and fresh.

APPELLATION: Stellenbosch

VINEYARD: Ken Forrester Vineyards. Located in the most famous wine region in South Africa, Stellenbosch, this wine has become an insignia of the Chenin Blanc variety. Handcrafted, individually-made wines, the products of this house offer a wide range so that there is a wine for every taste and every occasion. Organic and sustainable practices and a strict work ethics are the key to the success of the brand.

GRAPES: 100% Chenin Blanc.

PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested by hand from old vines at ripe conditions, and sorted to find the best ones. Fermentation was conducted in new French oak barrels, and matured on the lees prior to bottling. The final result is an exuberant young wine, complex, seductive, and sophisticated.

PAIRING: This white is perfect as an aperitif, but also pairs well with spicy food, seafood, shellfish, and even some mild cheeses, such as cheddar and gruyere.

RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12-14°C

ALCOHOL: 13%

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Reviews of Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 2018

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4 /5

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! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey. Will gain additional complexity with cellaring.
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4 /5

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! Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey Will gain additional complexity with cellaring
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4 /5

- The pinnacle of what is considered to be the finest expression of the grapes of this varietal - an icon chenin, a challenge to the world!
- Rich, layered with dried apricot, vanilla and honey.
- Enjoy with special friends as an exciting aperitif or with spiced dishes, even mild seafood/ shellfish or curries. Great with exotic Eastern spiced foods.
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Reviews of other vintages of Ken Forrester The Fmc Chenin 201820152013

4/5

- 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.
- 100% Chenin Blanc
- Can be served with varied spicy dishes, full flavoured fish or chicken dishes.
- Ideal with crayfish, prawns.A true benchmark for relaxed enjoyment.
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4/5

- 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.
- 100% Chenin Blanc
- Can be served with varied spicy dishes, full flavoured fish or chicken dishes.
Ideal with crayfish, prawns.A true benchmark for relaxed enjoyment.
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