Ken Forrester Renegade  2007

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.

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

variety : Shiraz [ 45% Shiraz, 44% Grenache, 11% Mourvèdre ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.7 g/l  pH : 3.62  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

Renegade 2006

  • Robert Parker Rating August 2011 - 91 points
  • Platter 2012 - 3 ½ stars
  • in the vineyard : Soil: Duplex soils, fine sandy loam on a clay base
    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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