Raka Quinary 2011

This Bordeaux blend reveals a complex nose of blackberries and cherries with spice on the nose. The palate is well structured with fruitcake and a vanilla sweetness with elegant oak flavours. Soft tannins with a lingering fruity aftertaste.
Appearance: Dark Plum Colour


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Cabernet Franc, 23% Merlot, 8% Malbec, 7 % Petit Verdot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Josef Dreyer
wine of origin : Klein River
analysis : alc : 14.00 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

2013: Top 100 Wines
2014 Veritas - Silver
in the vineyard : Wine-growing Area: Kleinrivier

about the harvest: All grapes were hand picked in small lug boxes.

in the cellar : Grapes were cooled to 5° and sorted twice before a pure yeast culture was inoculated. The juice was pumped over the skins 3 - 5 times per day for 5 days. Once fermentation was complete, the wine was drained of the primary lees and transferred to a resting tank. Malolactic fermentation and a brief settling period preceded the wine to a combination of 225 liter barrels of French (80%) and American(20%) oak types (25% first full the rest second third and forth full.) The wine spent between 12- 14 months in barrel before bottling and labelling.

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