Raka Quinary 2003

Raka Quinary 2003

2007 Decanter World Wine Awards – Silver Medal
Veritas 2006 - Silver
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2006 - Bronze

Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Silver
Dark bright ruby colour, blackcurrant, berries and black cherries with spicy hints some lead pencil and well-hidden oak on the nose. Juicy black fruit carries through on the palate, fairly complex, good balance, long dry finish.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 62% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, 12% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 3% Petit Verdot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.34 % vol  rs : 2.4 g/l  pH : 3.75  ta : 5.7 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

2007 Decanter World Wine Awards - Silver Medal
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2006 - Bronze (75/100)
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 - Silver
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2004 - Grand D'Or
Veritas 2004 - Gold
SAA Wine list 2005 - First and Business Class
Wine magazine 2004 (November) - 4 Stars
Veritas 2005 - Double Gold

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

in the cellar : Pre cooled to 5ºC, dry, 12 months French oak.
Bottling date: 16 June 2004

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