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Raka Figurehead 2004
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Tanya Rousseau
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.56 %vol
pH : 3.8
RS : 2.3 g/l
Total Acid : 5.7 g/l
Appellation : Coastal
Characteristics
Type : Red


Accolades
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2005: Double Gold
John Platter Wine Guide 2007: 4½ Stars
Brussels Monde Selection Wine Show 2006: Silver
Juliet Cullian Wine Connoisseurs Award: Silver
Old Mutual Trophy Wine 2006: Bronze
Veritas 2006: Gold

Tasting Notes
Veritas 2007 - Bronze
2007 Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur's Awards - Second: Cape Blend

2007 Decanter World Wine Awards – Bronze Medal
Veritas 2006 - Gold
Michelangelo Awards 2006 - Gold Medal
2006 Juliet Cullinan Wine Connoisseur's Awards - Silver
Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2006 - Bronze
Swiss International Air Lines Wine Awards 2006 – Seal of Approval
This Cape blend style, reveals raspberries, black tea and soy sauce on the nose with a hint of spice and sun dried tomatoes. The spice and soy sauce comes through on the palate. Leaving a mouth coating long finish.
Blend Information
45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc,15% Merlot, 14% Pinotage 7% Malbec, 4% Petit Verdot
In The Vineyard
Grapes picked from vines located in the Western Cape district.
About The Harvest
Hand picked in lug boxes.
In The Cellar
Precooled to 5°C, cold soaked for 3 days. Matured in French oak for 12 months.
Bottling date: 27 June 2005

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Raka Figurehead 2004 Tanya Rousseau Cabernet Sauvignon

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