Ken Forrester Renegade  2009

Ken Forrester Renegade 2009

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 : Grenache [ 46% Grenache, 42% Shiraz, 12% Mourvèdre ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Western Cape
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 3.9 g/l  pH : 3.56  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

Ken Forrester Renage 2009

  • Platter's 2014 - 4 stars
  • International Wine and Spirits Competition 2013 - Silver

  • Ken Forrester Renegade 2008
  • Platter's 2013 - 3½ stars

  • Ken Forrester Renegade 2007
  • Wine Enthusiast - 88 points
  • Platter 2012 - 3½ stars

    Ken Forrester Renegade 2006
  • Robert Parker Rating August 2011 - 91 points
  • in the vineyard : Soil: Duplex soils, fine sandy loam on a clay base.

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

    in the cellar : 
    One of the very first Rhône style blends in South Africa.
                                               
    Fermented in open tanks with gentle extraction by pumping over and then pressed and racked into second and third fill French oak barrels for 18 months. This adds complexity and structure to the soft natural tannins. 5% New American Oak.

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