Ken Forrester Petit Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2011
Bordeaux Red Blends from South Africa
This is a youthful wine showing fresh ripe mulberries and plums with a spicy undertone.
The perfect all-rounder and a must for every wine enthusiast. Enjoy this wine with your favorite dish and friends.
59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 41% Merlot
The 2011 Petit Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot has a superb bouquet with simple but fresh raspberry and wilds strawberry fruit laced with cedar and sandalwood aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp acidity and fine tannins. There is just a smattering of dark chocolate with a wonderfully focused, almost Old World finish. Excellent.
In 1993, hospitality industry veteran Ken Forrester and his wife Teresa purchased the historic Scholtzenhof estate, nestled at the base of the Helderberg in Stellenbosch. Originally established in 1689 as Zandberg, the property is one of the oldest wine farms in the Cape. Ken enlisted the help of his winemaker friend Martin Meinert in replanting and revitalizing the vineyards, with an aim to craft a white wine that could rival any in the world! And... View More