Raka Spliced 2003

Raka Spliced 2003

Good even ruby colour, ripe fruit and strawberry on the nose, fruity plum and red berries with some marmite/salami on the palate, well judged, absorbed tannins, good balance, lingering finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 38% Cabernet Sauvignon 23% Ruby Cabernet, 21% Shiraz, 18% Merlot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.43 % vol  rs : 2.7 g/l  pH : 3.63  ta : 5.9 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Veritas 2004: Silver 
Wine Magazine December 2004: 4 Stars
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005: Silver
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2005: Bronze 
John Platter 2005: 3 Stars

about the harvest: Hand picked in small Lug boxes

in the cellar : Precooled to 3ºC. Dry 12 months in French Oak

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