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Raka Malbec 2009
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Josef Dreyer
Main Variety : Malbec
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.46
RS : 2.5 g/l
Total Acid : 5.6 g/l
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Taste : Fruity


Tasting Notes
The nose reveals plums, roasted coffee and forest floor flavours. On the palate baked blueberry muffins with lovely plummy, salty finish.
Blend Information
100% Malbec
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).
Additional Information

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