Raka Biography Shiraz 2002

Raka Biography Shiraz 2002

Veritas 2006 - Bronze
This Shiraz presents a heady nose of peppercorns, pimento and ripe fruit with just a hint of coconut. The palate fulfils this promise. A well structured wine, with approachable tannins and balanced wood integration.


variety : Shiraz [ 100% Shiraz ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 15.0 % vol  rs : 2.8 g/l  pH : 3.68  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry  body : Full  taste : Fruity   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Veritas 2003 Double: Gold 
Michelangelo – International Wine Awards 2003: Silver
SAA Wine list 2004: Premium & First Class 
Wine Magazine November 2003: 4 Stars 
Platter 2004: 4 Stars
International Wine Challenge 2004: Silver
Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur’s Award: Gold

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

in the cellar : Pre cooled to 5ºC. Cold soaked for 3 days. 14 months in French (30%) and American (30%) Oak.

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