Ken Forrester Renegade 2012
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.53
RS : 2.2 g/l
Total Acid : 5.5 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
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
  • Tasting Notes
    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.
    Blend Information
    49% Shiraz, 16% Mourvedre, 35% Grenache
    Food Suggestions
    Serve with roasts, duckling and full flavoured Mediterranean dishes as well as lamb or grilled meat and vegetables.
    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.
    Additional Information
    One of the very first Rhône style blends in South Africa.

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    Ken Forrester Renegade 2007 Ken Forrester Shiraz
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