Raka Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2002

Raka Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot 2002

This is a blend of stylish complexity. The nose offers red berries, with hints of cassis and chocolate/toffee overtones. The palate reveals subtle flavors and approachable tannins.


variety : Cabernet Sauvignon [ 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 40% Merlot ]
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Tanya Rousseau
wine of origin : Coastal
analysis : alc : 14.57 % vol  rs : 2.40 g/l  pH : 3.44  ta : 6.20 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  

AWARDS

Veritas 2003 - Bronze
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2003 - Silver
Platter 2004 and 2005 - 3 Stars
Fairbairn Capital Trophy Wine Show 2004 - Bronze

ageing : Great now or within 3 to 5 years.

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 Oak.
Bottling date: 8 May 2003

OTHER VINTAGES - not for sale

Cabernet Sauvignon