Born of the sea, Guided by the stars, Blessed by the earth

Raka Rosé 2019

Technical Analysis

Winemaker - Josef Dreyer
Main Variety - Merlot
Alcohol - 13.5 %vol
pH - 3.61
RS - 1.1 g/l
Total Acid - 3.9 g/l
Appellation - Klein River

Characteristics

Type - Rose
Style - Dry
Body - Medium
Taste - Fruity


Tasting Notes

Salmon pink colour with a sweet bouquet of honey, turkish delight and berry notes. The palate is dry with juicy tones of raspberry and candyfloss. A gentle fruity finish.


Blend Information

Merlot, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc

Food Suggestions

Served well chilled, this wine is well suited to any seafood, pasta and cold meats. Also delightful on its own!


In The Vineyard

Wine-growing Area: Klein River Ward, Western Cape, South Africa


About The Harvest

All grapes were hand picked.

In The Cellar

Grapes were sorted before being crushed directly into the tanks where skin contact is allowed for 4 hours. 6-15 % of each variety were extracted and inocculated with pure yeast cultures to optimize fermentation at around 16 degrees celcius. The wine was allowed to naturally clarify under gravity prior to filtering and bottling.



Other Vintages

Wine Wine Maker Main Variety
Raka Rosé 2019 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2018 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2017 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2016 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2015 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2014 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2012 Josef Dreyer Sauvignon Blanc
Raka Rosé 2011 Josef Dreyer Sauvignon Blanc
Raka Rosé 2010 Josef Dreyer Merlot
Raka Rosé 2009 Josef Dreyer Sauvignon Blanc
Raka Rosé 2008 Josef Dreyer Sauvignon Blanc
Raka Rosé 2004 Tanya Rousseau Sangiovese