Ken Forrester Renegade 2006
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.46
RS : 1.6 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red


Accolades
Renegade 2006
  • International Wine Challenge 2012 - Commended
  • Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 - Commended
  • Robert Parker Rating Aug. 2011 - 91 points
  • Tasting Notes
    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.
    Blend Information
    51% Shiraz, 49% Grenache
    Food Suggestions
    Serve with roasts, duckling and full flavoured Mediterranean dishes as well as lamb or grilled meat and vegetables.
    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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    Ken Forrester Renegade 2012 - SOLD OUT Ken Forrester Shiraz
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2011 Ken Forrester Shiraz
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2010 Ken Forrester Grenache
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2009 Ken Forrester Grenache
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2008 Ken Forrester Shiraz
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2007 Ken Forrester Shiraz
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    Scholtzenhof farm, 96 Winery Road P.O. Box 1253 , Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa