Raka Quinary 2002

On the palate, this Bordeaux blend is well structured with ripe juicy fruit flavors and accessible tannins. The nose, although shy at first, offers hints of cassis with just a whiff of cigars.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 59% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot, 6% Malbec, 6% Petit Verdot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.65  ta : 6.0 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS
South African Young Wines Show 2002: Gold 
John Platter Wine Guide 2004: 4 Stars 
Wine Magazine February 2004: 4 Stars
International Wine Challenge 2004: Seal of Approval
Veritas 2005: Silver
Swiss Airlines: Seal of approval

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

in the cellar : Pre cooled to 5º. Cold soaked for3 days. 14 months in French Oak.

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