Raka Malbec 2009

Raka Malbec 2009

The nose reveals plums, roasted coffee and forest floor flavours. On the palate baked blueberry muffins with lovely plummy, salty finish.


variety : Malbec [ 100% Malbec ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Josef Dreyer
wine of origin : 
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.5 g/l  pH : 3.46  ta : 5.6 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 0  closure : Cork  

about the harvest: All grapes were hand picked and sorted in the vineyards.

in the cellar : 
A second berry sorting was done in the cellar, before a pure yeast culture was inoculated. The juice was pumped over the skins 3-5 times per day for 5 days. Once fermentation was complete, the wine was drained of the primary lees and transferred to a resting tank. Malolactic fermentation and a brief settling period preceded the wine to a combination of 225 litre barrels of French oak types (25% new).

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