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Raats Dolomite Cabernet Franc 2018
Posted in Cellar Door Wines South African Wine

Raats ‘Triumph Dolomite’

Big shout out for this lovely example of what Cabernet Franc is all about, from the Stellenbosch region of South Africa. The Dolomite is made by the Raats family who specialise on two varieties of grape notably Cabernet Franc and Chenin Blanc. Sat around the dinner table those who tried it expressed their delight in tasting a wine that was just a joy to drink with its purity of fruit, and its slightly perfumed, smokey character but more about this in the review section below. I actually commented that this was ‘Triumph Dolomite’ (cringe !) sorry, maybe only British readers…

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