Cape Winemakers Guild

Raats Family Wines Stella Nova Cabernet Franc 2017

100% Cabernet Franc

The Raats Stella Nova Cabernet Franc reflects the lifelong passion Bruwer Raats has for the unique variety – a benchmark for Cabernet Franc.

This is the first Cabernet Franc on the CWG Auction for Raats, hence the name Stella Nova, a new star is born.

Soil type: 100% Decomposed Dolomite Granite.

Tasting Notes: The nose shows lively, dark berry fruit and morello cherries with hints of star anise, ground fennel seeds and cedar. The wine is exceptionally linear and precise, yet lithe and elegant

Ready for drinking in 2026.

This wine is packed in a wooden box.

Winemaker: Bruwer Raats

Price raised per case

  • 6 x 750ml or equivalent
  • Highest: R 7 000.00
  • Lowest: R 4 750.00
  • Average: R 5 750.00


  • Bottle Size 750ml
  • Case Size: 6 x 750ml
  • Cases Produced: 35
  • Cases Auctioned 28


  • Alc: 14.50 vol%
  • RS: 2.90 g/l
  • TA: 6.00 g/l
  • pH: 3.45

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