Ken Forrester Renegade 2007
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.62
RS : 1.7 g/l
Total Acid : 5.7 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
Renegade 2006
  • Robert Parker Rating August 2011 - 91 points
  • Platter 2012 - 3 ½ stars
  • 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
    45% Shiraz, 44% Grenache, 11% Mourvèdre
    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
    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.
    Other Vintages
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2009 Ken Forrester Grenache
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2008 Ken Forrester Shiraz
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2007 Ken Forrester Shiraz
    Ken Forrester Renegade 2006 Ken Forrester Shiraz

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    P.O. Box 1253 , Stellenbosch, 7599, South Africa