Raka Petit Verdot 2013

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free delivery in SA when ordering 12 bottles or more

R824 for 6 bottles

R137 per bottle

Appearance: Dark plum colour
Bouquet & Palate: Intense dark purple colour with complex berry fruit characters, cloves and fruit cake. The wine has a huge intensity on the palate with a creamy finish.


variety : Petit Verdot | 100% Petit Verdot
winery : Raka Wines
winemaker : Josef Dreyer
wine of origin : Klein River
analysis : alc : 14.0 % vol  rs : 2.0 g/l  pH : 3.57  ta : 6.3 g/l  
type : Red  style : Dry   wooded
pack : Bottle  size : 750ml  closure : Cork  

Wine Style: Dry

in the vineyard : Wine-growing area: Kleinriver

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).

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