Ken Forrester Renegade  2014

Ken Forrester Renegade 2014

One of the very first Rhône style blends in South Africa. 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 [ 57% Shiraz, 37% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre ]
winemaker : Ken Forrester
wine of origin : Stellenbosch
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 1.9 g/l  pH : 3.54  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Medium  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Screwcap  


Renegade 2014
Platter’s 2019 – 4½ stars
Renegade 2013
Platter’s 2018 – 4½ stars
James Suckling 2017 – 90 points
IWSC 2017 - Silver Outstanding
Tim Atkin 2017 - 88 points
Renegade 2012
Platter’s 2017 - 4½ stars
Robert Parker - 87 points

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

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

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