Ken Forrester Renegade  2013

Ken Forrester Renegade 2013

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 [ 59% Shiraz, 9% Mourvedre, 32% Grenache ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.5 % vol  rs : 1.8 g/l  pH : 3.49  ta : 5.8 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  

AWARDS

Renegade 2012

  • Platter’s 2017 – 4½ stars

Renegade 2011
  • Platter’s 2015 – 4½ stars & Good Value

    Ken Forrester Renegade 2010
  • Platter's Wine Guide 2015 - 4 stars

Ken Forrester Renege 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

One of the very first Rhône style blends in South Africa.

Click here to download a shelf talker for this wine

in the vineyard : Soil: Duplex soils, fine sandy loam on a clay base.
Trellised vineyard

about the harvest: Yield: 8 tons per hectare

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 18 months. This adds complexity and structure to the soft natural tannins.

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Shiraz
Shiraz
Shiraz
Grenache
Grenache
Shiraz
Shiraz
Shiraz