Back labels that don’t suck: Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2010

February 3, 2011
by Christian
in What I Drank Last Night
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Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2010.

Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Blanc 2010.

‘Cause we need stuff that doesn’t mention “cooling sea breezes” or advises that the wine “goes well with pizza, pasta, white meat, red meat or simply on its own”.

It is our vision to improve the lot of our labour force by growing our business and thereby providing maximum job opportunities in a market that is desperate for support. We go a step further, we farm sustainably with no herbicides or pesticides, we till by hand, hugely labour intensive, but very satisfying, we prune, thin bunches and leaves all by hand and finally we harvest by hand. This additional employment we hope goes some way to improving the quality of life in our community and we know that if every community looked after their own, no-one would go wanting. This is our “Petit” proposal, and consequently each bottle is a victory and represents a small change – for the better – in someone’s life.

Winemaker: Ken Forrester
Grapes: 100% Chenin Blanc – A quality white grape from France’s Loire Valley widely planted in South Africa.
From: Selected old vines in the cool maritime region of the Western Cape.
How: Hand harvested, tank fermented for ultimate freshness.
Why: To produce a great, easy drinking, refreshing wine.
With: Your friends. At home or in your restaurant with full flavoured real food.
When: Now is good – or keep it for a while.

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