Raats Family Wines are specialists in the crafting of exceptional wines from Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc. It is their mission to consistently produce Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc of outstanding quality from South Africa and to establish these wines as international benchmarks. The Raats family lives for and dreams about these two varieties and passionately produces wines they believe are truly distinct from old vineyards in the Stellenbosch area east of Cape Town.
They have earned a reputation internationally as a New World leader in the production of Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Franc.
“Bruwer Raats may well be the most exciting and forward-thinking winemaker in Stellenbosch at the moment. No...make that IS the most exciting and forward-thinking winemaker” – Said by Neal Martin (Oct 2014) The MR de Compostella 2012 scored 96 points from Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Oct 2014).