Raka Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Raka Sauvignon Blanc 2009

Appearance: Clear, Lime green in colour
Wine Style: Dry
This wine shows classic cool climate characteristics. Pronounced tropical aromas with gooseberries, pear and guava. Hints of green pepper, fig and asparagus These aromas follow through onto a lively, crisp palate with richness and complexity.

Served well chilled, this wine is well suited to any seafood and cold meats. Also delightful on its own!

variety : Sauvignon Blanc [ 100% Sauvignon Blanc ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Josef Dreyer
wine of origin : Klein River
analysis : alc : 13.5 % vol  rs : 1.6 g/l  pH : 3.35  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : White  style : Dry  
pack : Bottle  closure : Cork  

AWARDS

Old Mutual wine Trophy 2010 - Silver Medal
John Platter 2011 - 3½ Stars

in the vineyard : Wine-growing Area: Klein River Ward, Western Cape, South Africa

about the harvest: All grapes were hand picked and sorted before being crushed directly in to the press were skin contact is allowed for 8 hours.

in the cellar : Pure yeast cultures were inoculated in the juice after pressing in order to optimize the fermentation process at around 16 degrees celsius. Extended lees contact was allowed after fermentation and the wine was allowed to naturally clarify itself under gravity prior to filtering and bottling.

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