Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2021, W.O. Stellenbosch

Chenin Blanc Chenin Blanc
Stellenbosch, South Africa

$18.95 (231282)

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June 18, 2022

Critic Reviews (4)

John Szabo, MS
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John Szabo, MS

Another marvelous vintage for Forrester's classic old vine chenin, always a screaming value and in 2021 particularly...

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Michael Godel
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Michael Godel

An ageless wonder, like the man himself, a chenin blanc with some fruit from heritage vines that have no business...

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David Lawrason
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David Lawrason

The new vintage is a bit reserved but presents admirable structure and character for the money. The nose shows green...

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Sara d'Amato
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Sara d'Amato

Ken Forrester's old vine chenin consistently over-delivers at this price. This vintage seems a little riper with a...

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Community Reviews (5)

Bob Blais
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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Seems a bit riper this vintage yet again it has great purity and balance. Crisp, complex fruit flavours an oak so dialed in that I hardly noticed. I really am an idiot for only buying one bottle of this, I'd love to taste this with a few years of age, but one can hardly keep from drinking this young. Brilliant value one again. Tasted Sep 2022.

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mrcaribbeanvino
mrcaribbeanvino

Pear and apple aromas. Palate of pear,citrus, apple and hint of honey

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