Raka Quinary 2004

2008 John Platter - 4 Stars
Wine Magazine - 4 Stars
Calyon Trophy - Top 10
2008 Decanter Awards 2008 - Bronze Medal
2008 Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards – Silver Award
2007 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold Medal
2006 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Silver (83/100)
2005 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Silver Medal
Veritas 2005 - Silver
SAA inflight 2006 - Premium Class

This still young Bordeaux blend reveals a complex nose of blackberries, spice and liquorice against a cigar box background. A deep-coloured, well balanced wine with a full mouth feel and lingering after taste that will improve with ageing up to 8 years.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 52% Cabernet Sauvignon, 18% Merlot, 17% Cabernet Franc, 8% Malbec, 5% Petit Verdot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.56 % vol  rs : 2.1 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS
San Francisco International Wine Callenge 2009: Gold
Monde Selection Canada 2009: Silver 
Michelangelo International Wine Awards: Silver 
John Platter Wine Guide 2009: 4 Stars
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2007: Bronze
Decanter World Wine Awards 2008: Bronze
Veritas 2009: Bronze
International wine and Spirit Competition 2009: Silver Best in class 
Wine Enthusiast's online buying guide (August 2010) Raka Quinary 91 points

ageing : Can keep up till 8 years from vintage.

about the harvest: The grapes were hand picked into lug boxes.

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