Raats
Dolomite Cabernet Franc
2019

R1,290.00

R215.00 per bottle
W.O. Stellenbosch

92 in stock

SKU: 1928374650058-1 Categories: , , , , , , ,

The grapes come from Stellenbosch and are grown only on decomposed dolomite granite soils. This lends itself to great acidity, freshness and an extended mineral finish.

Additional information

Weight 1.25 kg
Dimensions 7 × 7 × 26 cm
Brand

Rickety Bridge Wines, White Wine

Harvest Information

Individual vineyard blocks where hand-picked at perfect ripeness during
February.

Winemaking

Grapes were hand sorted three times, crushed and left to cold soak on the skins for five days.

After fermentation at a temperature of 28°C, the grapes were basket
pressed and underwent malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks.

This wine was matured in 300 litre French Oak barrels for 14 months. The wine wasmatured using only neutral oak barrels.

Winemaker's Note

The nose shows dark and red cherry. Dark berries, spiciness and herbs linger on the palate. The wine has great purity of fruit with a hint of wet-stone minerality and a velvet soft finish.

Cellaring

2-5 years (drinks exceptionally well now)

Food Suggestions

Pork Loin with plum and Armagnac sauce / Game bird with red wine
sauce / Springbok, Ostrich or Kudu / Karoo lamb / Hard cheeses

Technical Analysis

alc rs pH ta
14 2.3 3.55 5.5

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2019”

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