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Raka Sangiovese 2014
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Josef Dreyer
Main Variety : Sangiovese
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.53
RS : 3.3 g/l
Total Acid : 5.8 g/l
Appellation : Klein River
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry
Body : Medium


Tasting Notes
The nose shows freshness with sundried tomato, red peppers and clove spice. The pallet reveals roasted tomatoes and spicy tones from the oak, supple tannins and a clean finish.
Appearance: Clear Ruby Colour
Blend Information
100% Sangiovese
About The Harvest
All grapes were hand picked.
In The Cellar
All grapes were sorted twice before a pure yeast culture, BM 45, 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 being moved to a combination of 225 litre French and Hungarian oak barrels.

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