Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Ken Forrester Petit Chenin Stellenbosch 2007

Price: $9.99 @ Gary's Liquors (W. Roxbury, MA)
Recommended by:
Boston Globe
Comments: This wine was listed in the Boston Globe as one of the best wines you can find for under $10. We agree! It is similar to Gruner Veltliner on the nose but exhibits flavors of both Gewurztraminer (spice) and Sauvignon Blanc (fruit) on the palate. Flavors of lime are most present, tempered with a buttery smoothness and a nice spicy finish. We had it with sushi (surprise!) and it was a fantastic pairing. It went particularly well with the sweetness of the unagi (eel). We'll be looking forward to this one again soon.
Rating: 7.5/10

1 comment:

Katie Helke said...

Hi Karie and Rob,

I just wanted to say that Greg and I are really enjoying your blog. I am checking all the most recent posts to see if we've tried any of your wines so we can compare notes.
Also, I don't know if you've ever read the magazine Cooking Light, but on the final page of every issue they feature some aspect of wine. This month's has to do with wine and grilling and they talk about a summertime drink: kir. Ever tried it?
Also, they highlighted a book worth checking out about Thomas Jefferson, who was apparently quite the connoisseur.
Ok. That's all my wine knowledge for the day. Thanks again for pointing us in the direction of your blog!