Ken Forrester Noble Late Harvest Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc T 2008 87+ Points
Clear, day bright, straw gold with yellow reflections, medium concentration and medium viscosity, no evidence of gas or sediment.
Clean, high intensity, sunripened stone fruit such as peach, apricot and dried ripe mango, baked Golden Delicious apples, honeyed richness, custard and fresh waffles with complex botrytis note, fragrant oak, toast and smoke complexity.
Sweet, medium plus acidity, low alcohol, new flavours of roasted nectarines, grilled almonds flakes, viscous andf rich without being heavy, fine depth, Loire like cross of Bonnezeaux and Vouvray, medim plus complexity and lenght, now until 2019+
This is a barrel fermented Chenin Blanc, French oak, pick when it's shows Botrytis, 4 to 5 times harvest, Old Stellenbosch bushvines, fairly old barrels.
Served at 8 degrees Celsius, with a grilled seasonal South African peaches, Gorgonzola ice ream and amaretti