Raka Rosé 2010

Bouquet and Palate: On the nose there is an unexpected abundance of fresh, fich flavours of crushed fruit. The same characters carries through on the palate with a refreshing crisp watermelon finish.

Good for sun downers or enjoy with light mealsServed well chilled, this wine is well suited to any Seafood, pasta and cold meats. Also delightful on its own!

variety : Merlot [ 37% Merlot, 24% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Malbec 10% Shiraz, 10% Cabernet Franc ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Josef Dreyer
wine of origin : Kleinriver Ward
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.64  ta : 4.5 g/l  
type : Rose  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

in the vineyard : Wine-growing Area: Klein River Ward, Western Cape, South Africa

in the cellar : All grapes were hand picked and sorted before being crushed directly in to the tanks were skin contact is allowed for 4 hours. 6 - 15 % of each variety were extracted and inoculate with pure yeast cultures to optimize fermentation at around 16° C. The wine was allowed to naturally clarify under gravity prior to filtering and bottling.

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