Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2017

R165.00

producer Raats Family Wines

cultivar Cabernet Franc

style Dry Red

origin Stellenbosch, South Africa

tasting
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.

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Additional Information

ageing potential Drinks exceptionally well now, will benefit from cellaring for another 2 – 5 years

blend information 95% Cabernet Franc, 5% Malbec

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

Accolades

2017 Scored 90 points by Tim Atkin SA Report (2019)
2017 Scored 89 points by Wine Spectator (May 2019)
2017 Scored 92 points by Christian Eedes from Wnemag in the #AltVarReport (2019)
2016 Scored 91 points by Christian Eedes from WInemag in the #AltVarReport (2019)
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 SA 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 SA Report (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)