Ken Forrester Renegade 2014
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Ken Forrester
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.54
RS : 1.9 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Appellation : Stellenbosch
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium
Taste : Fruity


Accolades
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
Tasting Notes
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.
Blend Information
57% Shiraz, 37% Grenache, 6% Mourvedre
Food Suggestions
Serve with roasts, duckling and full flavoured Mediterranean dishes as well as lamb or grilled meat and vegetables.
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.
Additional Information
One of the very first Rhône style blends in South Africa.

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