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Raats Family Wines Dolamite 2012 Cabernet Franc

Individually crafted from unique vineyard parcels, Dolomite wines express great purity of fruit and balanced elegance. Displays succulent red fruits coupled with a beautifully smoky, mineral quality. Supple, extremely moreish and a great example of this much under-rated variety. Food suggestions include Pork Loin with plum and Armagnac sauce. Game bird with red wine sauce. Any Springbok, Ostrich or Kudu. Beef Fillet.

 Producer Raats Family Wines
 Region Stellenbosch
 Country South Africa
 Varietals Cabernet Franc
 Alcohol 13.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2012

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About the Producer

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Raats Family Wines

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

About Raats Family Wines Originally a partnership between brothers Bruwer and Jasper Raats, with their father Jasper Snr as viticulturist that passed away in 2009. Cousin, Gavin Bruwer Slabbert joined Bruwer as Winemaker and Viticulturist in 2009 and this relationship has seen Raats Family Wines flourished. Bruwer...

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