Ken Forrester Reserve Range (archived)
Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2007
A full bodied, well rounded wine with a complex structure. 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. Flavours bursts with dried apricots and pineapple, with a hint of vanilla and some typical Chenin honey notes on the long lasting finish.

Alc: 14.0  RS: 4.1  pH: 3.30  TA: 6.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2009
A full bodied, well rounded wine with a complex structure. 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. Flavours bursts with dried apricots, pineapple and a hint of vanilla on the long lasting finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.6  pH: 3.07  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc 2008
A full bodied, well rounded wine with a complex structure. 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. Flavours bursts with dried apricots, pineapple and a hint of vanilla on the long lasting finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.6  pH: 3.07  TA: 6.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2009
This wine shows complex, ripe fruit with a dry finish. Flinty minerality mixing it up with tropical fruit and a hint of grass aromas on the nose. Exceptional long tropical pineapple, citrus finish which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.06  TA: 7.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2008
This wine shows complex, ripe fruit with a dry finish. Flinty minerality mixing it up with tropical fruit and a hint of grass aromas on the nose. Exceptional long tropical pineapple, citrus finish which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.
Alc: 13  RS: 3.8  pH: 3.22  TA: 6.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2010
This wine shows complex, ripe fruit with a dry finish. Flinty minerality mixing it up with tropical fruit and a hint of grass aromas on the nose. Exceptional long tropical pineapple, citrus finish which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.6  pH: 3.06  TA: 7.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2011
This wine shows lovely complexity with mix of tangy grassy notes, fig leaf, and peach and nectarine nuances. Brisk acidity with minerality on the palate which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.8  pH: 3.34  TA: 6.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2013
This wine shows lovely complexity with mix of tangy grassy notes, fig leaf, and peach and nectarine nuances. Brisk acidity with minerality on the palate which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.

Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.49  TA: 6.4  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2014
This wine shows lovely complexity with mix of tangy grassy notes, fig leaf, and peach and nectarine nuances. Brisk acidity with minerality on the palate which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.

Alc: 13.0  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.42  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2010
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.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 4.4  pH: 3.36  TA: 6.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
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.
Alc: 14.00  RS: 6.3  pH: 3.41  TA: 3.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2013

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.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.47  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2014

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.


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.52  pH: 3.52  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2015

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.


Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.9  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot 2005
Hints of coffee, blackberry fruit flavours and a softness of tannin for soft early drinking.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.46  TA: 6.0  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot Reserve 2011
Hints of cherries and mint with meat-spice and smoky undertones. Softly rounded and accessible wine with balanced tannins for early drinking.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.50  TA: 5.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot 2006
Hints of coffee, chocolate and ripe berry fruits supported by smooth, firm tannin for soft early drinking.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.67  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot 2007
Hints of coffee, chocolate and ripe berry fruits supported by smooth, firm tannin for soft early drinking.
Alc: 14  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.54  TA: 5.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot 2009
Hints of cherries and mint with meat-spice and smoky undertones. Softly rounded and accessible wine with balanced tannins for early drinking.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.7  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot Reserve 2012
Hints of cherries and mint with meat-spice and smoky undertones. Softly rounded and accessible wine with balanced tannins for early drinking.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.60  TA: 5.1  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot Reserve Pat’s Garden 2013
Hints of cherries and mint with meat-spice and smoky undertones.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.2  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.2  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot Reserve Pat’s Garden 2014
Hints of cherries and mint with meat-spice and smoky undertones.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.47  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2008
This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache's earthy rusticity and Shiraz's noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.4  pH: 3.84  TA: 4.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2009
This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache's earthy rusticity and Shiraz's noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.56  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2010
This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache's earthy rusticity and Shiraz's noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.55  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2011
This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache's earthy rusticity and Shiraz's noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.47  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2012 - SOLD OUT -  SOLD OUT
This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache’s earthy rusticity and Shiraz’s noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.53  TA: 5.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Shiraz / Grenache 2005
Oozing with intense elegant spices, hints of nutmeg and plum with savoury black olive on the finish.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 4.9  pH: 3.52  TA: 6.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2006
This elegant Rhône blend (our 10th vintage) displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache’s earthy rusticity and Shiraz’s noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.6  pH: 3.46  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Renegade 2007
This elegant Rhône blend displays Old World Style with New World fruit. Hint of Grenache's earthy rusticity and Shiraz's noble spice with hints of nutmeg and salty black olive on the finish. Balanced with soft integrated tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 1.7  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.7  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2007
Veritas 2007 - Bronze
This wine shows full, complex, ripe fruit with a crisp, dry finish. Tropical fruit on the nose, with structure, wafts of hay on the nose with excellent tart fresh sherbet mouthfeel and exceptional long tropical pineapple, melon finish, typical of the long hang time in our cool region.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 4.0  pH: 3.07  TA: 6.5  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Forrester Tesco Finest Chenin Blanc 2010

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Forrester Workhorse Chenin Blanc 2010

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Forrester Chord Chenin Blanc / Viognier 2009

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Forrester Chord Shiraz / Viognier 2009

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Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2009
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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.17  TA: 6.9  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Reserve Chenin Blanc 2011
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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.9  pH: 3.41  TA: 6.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Merlot 2010
Hints of cherries and mint with meat-spice and smoky undertones. Softly rounded and accessible wine with balanced tannins for early drinking.

Alc: 14.5  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.50  TA: 5.8  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve Chenin Blanc 2012
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.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.41  TA: 5.6  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:
Ken Forrester Sauvignon Blanc 2012
This wine shows lovely complexity with mix of tangy grassy notes, fig leaf, and peach and nectarine nuances. Brisk acidity with minerality on the palate which is typical of the long hang time in our cool region.

Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.43  TA: 6.3  VA:  SO2:  FSO2:

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