Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2016

R150.00

producer Raats Family Wines

cultivar Cabernet Franc

style Dry Red

origin Stellenbosch, South Africa

tasting
Red fruit and cinnamon spice is leading the nose of this wine, with added herb and subtle floral complexity. The nose follows through to the lovely fresh and vibrant palate of the wine, which is well balanced with fine structure.

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Additional Information

ageing potential Drinks exceptionally well now, will benefit from cellaring for another 3 – 5 years

blend information 100% Cabernet Franc

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

Accolades

2016 Scored 90 points by Neal Martin (August 2018)
2015 Scored 90 points by James Suckling (July 2018)
2015 Scored 90 points by Christian Eedes from Winemag – Alternative Varieties Report (Feb. 2018)
2015 Scored 91 points “Editor’s Choice” by Wine Enthusiast (April 2018)
2015 Rated 4 stars John Platter (2018)
2015 Scored 92 points by Tim Atkin SA Report (September 2017)
2015 Scored 90 points by Neal Martin from The Wine Advocate (April 2017)
2015 Scored TOP 100 NWC Double gold winner (April 2017)
2014 Rated 4 stars John Platter 2017
2014 Rated 4 stars by Perswijn Magazine 16/7 (November 2016)
2014 Scored 90 points by Tim Atkin – 2016 South Africa Special Report (September 2016)
2014 Rated Top 100 status/Double Platinum Awards (April 2016)
2014 Scored 89 points by Neal Martin from The Wine Advocate (December 2015)
2013 Rated 4 stars John Platter 2016
2013 Scored 88 points from Wine Enthusiast (December 2015)
2013 Scored 91 points by Tim Atkin (2015)
2013 Scored 89 points by Stephen Tanzer (June 2015)
2013 Rated 4 Stars, 2015 John Platter (November 2014)
2013 Scored 89 points by Neal Martin from The Wine Advocate (October 2014)