Ken Forrester Renegade  2006

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.

Serve with roasts, duckling and full flavoured Mediterranean dishes as well as lamb or grilled meat and vegetables.

variety : Shiraz [ 51% Shiraz, 49% Grenache ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Renegade 2006

  • International Wine Challenge 2012 - Commended
  • Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Commended
  • Robert Parker Rating Aug. 2011 - 91 points
  • in the vineyard : Grape Varieties: 51% Shiraz / 49% Grenache
    Region: Western Cape
    Soil: Duplex soils, fine sandy loam on a clay base

    about the harvest: Yield: 8 tons per hectare, trellised vineyard

    in the cellar : Fermented in open tanks with gentle extraction by pumping over and then pressed and racked into second and third fill French oak barrels for 12 months. This adds complexity and structure to the soft natural tannins. 5 % New American Oak.

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