Ken Forrester - South Africa - Western Cape

Renegade - 2011

Price : 24.25$
Grape Varieties : Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre  
Caract. : red wine  
SAQ Code : 10703084  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

Oozing with intense elegant spices, hints of nutmeg and plum with savoury black olive on the finish.

Wine Pairing :

Serve with Lamb, duck, roasted and grilled red meat.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Shiraz (44%) Grenache (45%) Mourvèdre (11%)
  • Age of vines : Shiraz : 10 years, Grenache : 50 years, Mourvèdre : 8 years
  • Yield of vines : 8 ton/ha
  • Irrigation : drip
  • Harvest : manual
  • Fermentation : stainless steel
  • Maturation : old (2-3 years) french oak barrique during 12 months. 2 years in cask. With the lees.
  • Type of yeast : Anchor
  • Fining : egg white - Filtered
  • Cellar : 5 years
  • Decanting : 2h

*"Renegade" come from the same vineyards as the "Gypsy"*

See the Press Review


Vintage 2011

  • Wine Advocate- R. Parker : 91 pts

Vintage 2010:

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker : 88 pts.
  • Platter’s wine guide : 4 stars

Vintage 2006:

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker : 89 pts.

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