All grapes were hand picked and sorted in the vineyards. A second berry sorting was done in the cellar, before a pure yeast culture was inocculated. The juice was pumped over the skins 3-5 times per day and manual punch downs done for 5 days. Once fermentation was complete, the wine was drained off the primary lees and transferred to a resting tank. Malolactic fermentation and a brief settling period preceded the wine?s transfer to a combination of 225 litre barrels of French oak types. (25% New)

Raka Barrel Select Merlot

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  • Characters of prunes and blackberries, with tones of cloves and herbs and light eucalyptus on the nose. The same fruity, spicy characters on the palate complemented by well integrated oak