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Ken Forrester – Long live Chenin Blanc

Ken Forrester has made the grape variety Chenin Blanc to his forte. And his wines out of it are a true pleasure for all senses. The estate offers the right wine for almost everyone in its three different collections. The Petit Range impresses with especially intense fruit aromas and notes. Gourmets can serve these wines to almost every occasion. The Ken Forrester Range offers a pleasant elegance and an unbelievable complexity in the bouquet as well as taste. The third and last collection is the Icon Range as it stands for ultimate premium quality. Especially the Forrester Meinert Chenin, FMC in short, is the flagship of Ken Forrester. Not for nothing, the estate is therefore known as the ‘Home of Chenin’ in the South African wine industry. Yet also the wines from the other noble grapes offer a great taste experience.


The Winery Ken Forrester

Ken Forrester is located in the region Stellenbosch on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountains. On a cultivation area of more than 40 hectares, the winemakers plant noble vines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc and also Cabernet Sauvignon. The pleasant atmosphere in the Tasting Room with a view of the unique landscape with its vineyards truly invites visitors to try one or more glasses of the high quality wine. Close to the estate there is the noble restaurant 96 Winery Road. It offers noble dishes and the fantastic wines of Ken Forrester. 

When you are on the estate and have the chance to speak to Ken Forrester himself, just take it. We have yet to meet another vintner who speaks with the same love and prode about his wines than Ken does. Ken Forresters happy, uncomplicated and above all sometimes hilarious nature is always worth a stay at the winery.

Ken Forrester – Pioneer of the Wine World of South Africa

Ken Forrester has had many previous owners but only today’s made the winery achieve its current splendour. The family of Ken Forrester purchased the estate in 1993 and found a new home there.

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