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Raka Biography Shiraz 2013
Technical Analysis
Winemaker
: Josef Dreyer
Main Variety : Shiraz
Alcohol : 14.0 %vol
pH : 3.60
RS : 3.1 g/l
Total Acid : 5.3 g/l
Appellation : Klein River
Characteristics
Type : Red
Style : Dry


Tasting Notes
Appearance: Clean Ruby Colour
Style: Dry
Bouquet & Palate: Spicy and savoury aromas on the nose. A complex pallet with pepper and wild herbs followed by Christmas pudding fruit and tobacco. Well rounded and elegant finish.
Blend Information
100% Shiraz
About The Harvest
All grapes were hand-picked.
In The Cellar
All grapes were hand picked and sorted twice 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 and American oak types.

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