Mvemve Raats De Compostella 2016 Bottle size: 750ml

South Africa, Stellenbosch
In stock
(3 In Stock)

Free shipping on orders over R1500

‘The 2016 MV de Compostella contains the highest percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon ever, at 63% and it was bottled the first week in May (see the 2015 vintage for the maturation details). It has a strict, almost broody bouquet of dense, graphite-infused black fruit. The palate is more a mixture of red and black fruit and fine-grained tannin, very harmonious in style; touches of pencil lead appear on the precise, sustained finish. While this lacks the sheer precision of the previous vintage, it is a very worthy follow-up. 2021-2038’ – Neal Martin, Vinous, 94/100

‘Well-crafted and nicely integrated, combining ripeness with lively acidity. The palate features ripe notes of plum and blackberry preserves and hints of sun-dried tomato. Enticing, muscular and complex, this is a red for those who appreciate heftiness.’ – Wine Spectator, 92/100

More Information
Condition Secondary market
Winemaker Mzokhona Mvemve and Bruwer Raats
Alcohol 14.5%
Blend information 63% Cabernet Sauvignon, 17% Cabernet Franc, 12% Malbec, 6% Petit Verdot and 2% Merlot
Variety Blend
Rating VIN 94
Producer information Mvemve Raats is a collaboration between good friends and winemakers Mzokona Mvemve and Bruwer Raats – a king of Chenin Blanc. Together, they have quietly built their reputation as the masters of the New World Bordeaux blend. The focus of de Compostella is quality, and this Bordeaux blend has been an ultra-premium wine from the get-go, with multiple 95+ ratings. The lengthy task of choosing each individual component that goes into the wine ensures that each vintage is completely unique with a consistency in quality.
Write Your Own Review
You're reviewing:Mvemve Raats De Compostella 2016
Wine Cellar ships throughout South Africa. See our shipping guidelines below.

Available on all orders over R1,500, excluding event tickets. The expected delivery times are the same as 'Standard door-to-door' below.

Shipping fees are calculated on the delivery ‘street code’ provided during checkout.

  • Cape Town & surrounds: 1 – 2 working days
  • Joburg, Pretoria, PE & Bloemfontein: 3 – 4 working days
  • Durban & regional areas: 4 – 5 working days

COLLECTION (Cape Town only):
Orders are available for free collection at our Cape Town office only. You will be notified as soon as your order is ready for collection.

Wine Cellar offers professional wine storage at our premises in Cape Town. If you are not an existing cellaring client, please view our rates and set up an account by visiting our cellaring page.

For this special overnight road service, orders must be placed before 13h00 SAST. The order will be delivered by the close of business the following working day.

We use a third party courier for international shipping. Please contact for the rates and delivery options.
We found other products you might like!
Payment methods
Copyright © 2023 - Wine Cellar