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Our Wines

Raka Sauvignon Blanc 2018

A crisp wine with a good balance between tropical fruit and integrated smooth acidity. Asparagus, tinned peas and gooseberries on the nose, with citrus fruit and crisp apple on the palate.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.3  pH: 3.59  TA: 5.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Rosé 2018

Melon pink colour with an orange tinge. Raka Rose 2018 has the same juicy brightness as its predecessors. Flavours of strawberry and cherry is complemented by a nose of candy floss. Dry and tangy
Alc: 13.5  RS: 1.1  pH: 3.61  TA: 3.9  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Spliced 2017

With rich berry aromas and ripe red fruit, prunes and hints of oak and spices on the nose.The palate reflects the fruity flavours of ripe cherries with a spicy, smoky undertone. Wonderful balance between fruit and wood with a juicy finish.


Alc: 14.00  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.62  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Sangiovese 2015

Soft, Ruby with slightly purple colour. Raka Sangiovese 2015 shows the fruity charm and flavours of the variety. Hints of tomato cocktail and raisins with a slight wiff of fresh garden herbs and tamed leather. Medium finish


Alc: 14.0  RS: 3.0  pH: 3.53  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Pinotage 2017

Appearance: Dark Ruby colour. Bouquet & Palate: Perfumes of sweet cherries, blackberries, plums and a spiciness on the nose. Same fruity characters on the palate are wrapped up in soft oak hints. The ripe subtle tannins create a wine ready to enjoy now.
Alc: 13.0%  RS: 2.0  pH: 3.64  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Quinary 2016

Dark plum colour. A soft appealing wine with flavours of tea leaf, star anise and succulent black cherries. These are well balanced with supple textured oak.
Alc: 14.00  RS: 2.9  pH: 3.53  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Figurehead 2015

Appearance: Clear ruby colour. This is a dark coloured, bold wine with upfront lively, spicy fruit. The pinotage adds lovely fruit flavours that linger on the aftertaste. Dark fruits and good ripeness leads to complex palate with spice and herbal notes.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.2  pH: 3.72  TA: 5.3  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Biography Shiraz 2016

Appearance: Dark ruby red. Style: Dry Bouquet & Palate: Dark purply red in colour with white pepper interlaced with sweet cloves, nutmeg and hints of fynbos and liquorice. On the palate there is plump and dark fruit enveloped  in pepper and earthy tones with a long elegant finish with balanced tannins and hints of red plum
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.7  pH: 3.60  TA: 5.4  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Barrel Select Merlot 2016

Appearance: Deep ruby colour.  This juicy wine with red cherries, plums and a hint of mintiness on the nose carries the same character through on the palate, combined with spicy oak notes. This elegant and smooth wine has supple tannins.
Alc: 14.5  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.45  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Malbec 2016

Appearance: Dark rich purple colour. The nose reveals plums, roasted coffee and forest floor  flavours. On the palate baked blueberry muffins with lovely plummy, salty finish.
Alc: 13.5  RS: 2.1  pH: 3.46  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Mourvèdre 2011 - SOLD OUT -  SOLD OUT

Appearance: Deep purple colour. Bouquet & Palate: Nose of dark ripe berries and meaty spice, typical of the varietal. Palate shows spice with savory rather than fruity flavours. The wine finishes with coriander and pepper - a nice long aftertaste.
Alc: 14.00  RS: 4.2  pH: 3.52  TA: 4.2  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Cabernet Franc 2016

The nose exposes floral aromas with spice and tobacco leaf notes. The palate is full bodied, with cherries and blackcurrant and firm but silky tannins.
Alc: 14  RS: 2.3  pH: 3.5  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

This Cabernet Sauvignon has a complex structure with a lot of dark fruits, black currents and some mint. Soft, juicy ripe black fruit flavours on the palate with a fine tannin structure
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.4  pH: 3.60  TA: 5.7  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Petit Verdot 2016

Appearance: Dark plum colour. Bouquet & Palate: Complex nose of blackcurrant, violets, white pepper with leathery undertones. The same characters lead to the palate with intense dark fruit and makes a full month feel with a long finish.
Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.48  TA: 5.8  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Quinary Magnum in wooden box


Alc: 14.00  RS: 2.8  pH: 3.57  TA: 5.6  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2:

Raka Luxus Collection


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A Taste of Raka

  • Biography Shiraz   :  A spicy aroma with hints of chocolate, coffee and black fruit is forthcoming on the bouquet. These aromas follow through on a silky full body palate, with dried plum and pepper flavours. Complete structure and a full body wine with a well balanced between tannins acidity leaves a lingering taste.
  •  Rosé  :  Bouquet and Palate  :   A sweet nose of cherries, berries and candy floss. The palate is dry with 'savoury fruity' tones and a refreshing acidity .
  •  Pinotage  :  This wine has a nice dark colour and a typical Pinotage nose of banana and lots of Rooibos tea. It is full bodied, displays spice and pepper on the tongue, but is soft and smooth with a lingering aftertaste.
  •  Sauvignon Blanc  :  Lively nose with sweet fruity aromas. Intense fruit on the palate with crisp mineral tones, well balanced with a soft finish.
  • Spliced  :  An abundance of ripe berries with spice on the nose. On the pallet the wine shows more spicy smoky tones, the oak compliments the spice on the aftertaste leaving a mouth-coating long finish.
  •  Quinary  :  Dark, deep red colour. Bold aromas of blackcurrant and mulberries with hints of aromatic herbs. The palate is finely formed and elegant with forest floor earthiness complimented by the blackcurrant fruitiness. Long, soft, lingering fruity finish.

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Raka Five Maidens 2011

Bouquet & Palate: Blackberries, spices and liquorice on the nose with a cigarbox background. A full bodied wine with well integrated oak, it has beautiful depth of character which will ensure successful ageing.

Appearance: Clear dark red colour

Alc: 14.0  RS: 2.5  pH: 3.58  TA: 6.0  VA:  TSO2:  FSO2: