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Raka Figurehead 2005
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Tanya Rousseau
Main Variety : Cabernet Sauvignon
Alcohol : 14.5 %vol
pH : 3.62
RS : 2.4 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Appellation : Kleinriver Ward
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Accolades
Michelangelo International Wine Awards 2007: Gold
John Platter Wine Guide 2009: 4½ Stars
Wein Welt (Germany): 5 Stars
Veritas 2010: Gold
Old Mutual Trophy Wine 2007: Bronze

Tasting Notes
2008 Veritas Awards - Bronze Medal
Wein Welt - 5 Stars
Veritas 2007 - Bronze
2007 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Gold Medal

2007 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show - Bronze Medal (74/100)
2006 Michelangelo International Wine Awards - Silver Medal
This Cape-style blend (30% Pinotage) reveals raspberries on the nose with a hint of spice and sun-dried tomatoes. The spiciness comes through on the palate, leaving a mouth-coating long finish.
Blend Information
50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Pinotage, 10% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Franc, 3% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot
In The Vineyard
Grapes picked from vines located in the Western Cape district (Kleinriver Ward).
About The Harvest
All grapes were hand picked and sorted twice before a pure yeast culture was inoculated.

Other Vintages
Raka Figurehead 2015 Josef Dreyer Pinotage
Raka Figurehead 2014 Josef Dreyer Pinotage
Raka Figurehead 2013 Josef Dreyer Cabernet Sauvignon
Raka Figurehead 2009 Josef Dreyer Cabernet Sauvignon
Raka Figurehead 2008 Josef Dreyer Cabernet Sauvignon
Raka Figurehead 2007 Josef Dreyer Cabernet Sauvignon
Raka Figurehead 2006 Josef Dreyer Cabernet Sauvignon
Raka Figurehead 2005 Tanya Rousseau Cabernet Sauvignon
Raka Figurehead 2004 Tanya Rousseau Cabernet Sauvignon

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