Raka Figurehead 2004

Raka Figurehead 2004

Veritas 2007 - Bronze
2007 Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur's Awards - Second: Cape Blend

2007 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronze Medal
Veritas 2006 - Gold
Michelangelo Awards 2006 - Gold Medal
2006 Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur's Awards - Silver
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2006 - Bronze
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Seal of Approval
This Cape blend style, reveals raspberries, black tea and soy sauce on the nose with a hint of spice and sun dried tomatoes. The spice and soy sauce comes through on the palate. Leaving a mouth coating long finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc,15% Merlot, 14% Pinotage 7% Malbec, 4% Petit Verdot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.56 % vol  rs : 2.3 g/l  pH : 3.8  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005: Double Gold
John Platter Wine Guide 2007: 4½ Stars
Brussels Monde Selection Wine Show 2006: Silver
Juliet Cullian Wine Connoisseurs Award: Silver
Old Mutual Trophy Wine 2006: Bronze
Veritas 2006: Gold

in the vineyard : Grapes picked from vines located in the Western Cape district.

about the harvest: Hand picked in lug boxes.

in the cellar : Precooled to 5°C, cold soaked for 3 days. Matured in French oak for 12 months.
Bottling date: 27 June 2005

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